Commedia Dell'arte: A Guide to the Primary and Secondary Literature kindle pdf –

This is an Authors Guild BIP title Please use Authors Guild BIP specsAuthor s Bio Use author s bioDescription The Commedia dell arte, which arose in the th century, was a form of professional improvised theatre It gave the world such comic figures masks as Harlequin, Pulcinella, Pierrot, Dottore, and other stock characters Its only remaining textual sources are plot outlines, called scenarios This book summarizes, in English, virtually all the literature on the commedia dell arte throughThis is a work of exceptional value, which can certainly be read for pleasure in addition to being used for study or reference, given its precision, its breadth of coverage, an the smooth flow of its abstracts Letters dell Italia