A history of Italian theatre

J. Farrell, P. Puppa

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With the aim of providing a comprehensive history of Italian drama from its origins to the present day, this book treats theatre in its widest sense, discussing the impact of all the elements and figures integral to the collaborative process of theatre-making. The impact of designers, actors, directors and impresarios as well as of playwrights is subjected to critical scrutiny, while individual chapters examine the changes in technology and shifts in the cultural climate which have influenced theatre.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge, UK
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages418
ISBN (Print)0521802652
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • theatre
  • italy
  • history
  • history of theatre
  • drama


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