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Dario Fo : revolutionary theatre, Tom Behan

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Dario Fo : revolutionary theatre
Title
Dario Fo
Title remainder
revolutionary theatre
Statement of responsibility
Tom Behan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • For three decades Dario Fo has been the world's most performed living playwright & Europe's leading radical dramatist. He was awarded the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature at the age of 71 for his contribution as a writer, actor & mime artist over half a century, despite being reviled by governments, arrested for obscenity & condemned by the Vatican for blasphemy. His plays have been translated into numerous languages & performed in many countries around the world. In the first political biography of Dario Fo, Tom Behan traces Fo's life an & d work from his beginnings in cabaret & mime in postwar Italy & his early writings for TV & radio, to the development of his political ideas & the influence of his plays outside Italy, in particular in the English-speaking world. Behan broadens his study to examine the importance of Fo's work to the working class & to explore the relationship between mass left wing movements & Fo's activities as playwright & performer
  • For three decades Dario Fo has been the world's most performed living playwright and Europe's leading radical dramatist. He was awarded the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature at the age of 71 for his contribution as a writer, actor and mime artist over half a century, despite being reviled by governments, arrested for obscenity and condemned by the Vatican for blasphemy. His plays have been translated into numerous languages and performed in many countries around the world. In the first political biography of Dario Fo, Tom Behan traces Fo's life and work from his beginnings in cabaret and mime in postwar Italy and his early writings for TV and radio, to the development of his political ideas and the influence of his plays outside Italy, in particular in the English-speaking world. Behan broadens his study to examine the importance of Fo's work to the working class and to explore the relationship between mass left wing movements and Fo's activities as playwright and performer. To illustrate these links Behan makes a detailed analysis of the key themes in Fo's plays" state repression in The Accidental Death of an Anarchist; rebellion in Can
Dario Fo : revolutionary theatre, Tom Behan
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Dario Fo : revolutionary theatre, Tom Behan
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt18fs7f3
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Bourgeois Period -- The Revolutionary Period -- Accidental Death of an Anarchist -- Can't Pay? Won't Pay! -- Mistero Buffo -- The Downturn Period
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1 online resource (170 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585427645
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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