Dario Fo and Franca Rame: harlequins of the revolution

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Abstract

Examines the life and work of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Dario Fo and his wife and collaborator Franca Rame. The couple's work draws strength from the old Italian traditions of the harlequin and Commedia del'Arte, and transforms them into popular instruments of contemporary political theatre.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
Number of pages384
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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Political Theatre
Nobel Prize
Wives
Playwright
Collaborators
Revolution

Keywords

  • commedia del'arte
  • theatre history
  • theatre
  • italian culture
  • italian history
  • political theatre
  • italian socialism

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