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Récits de femmes et autres histoires Dario Fo

Récits de femmes et autres histoires

Dario Fo

Published May 1st 1988
ISBN : 9782902165124
Paperback
230 pages
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The first and only full-length critical study of Dario Fo, the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature WinnerThis book, now extensively rewritten and updated, remains the only full-length critical study to cover various phases of Dario Fos theatricalMoreThe first and only full-length critical study of Dario Fo, the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature WinnerThis book, now extensively rewritten and updated, remains the only full-length critical study to cover various phases of Dario Fos theatrical career. It looks at Fos political influences and also the influence on his work of various theatrical motifs, including the great clown traditions which stretch back to the middle ages. The political work of Dario Fo and his wife/collaborator Franca Rame is charted from the 1960s up to the present to give the reader clear insight into this playwright/performers unique literary and theatrical strengths. Each of Fos plays and productions is discussed at length and the author has included an extensive and updated bibliography which includes full production details, quotes and writings about Fo.Always a popular performer in his native Italy, Fo has been one of the worlds most performed dramatists. In the authors words: he is the peoples court jester.