Italian Women's Theatre, 1930-1960 (Book)
An Anthology of Plays
Between 1930 and 1960, popular female dramatists, including Paola Riccora, Anna Bonacci, Clotilde Masci and Gici Ganzini Granata, set the stage for a new generation of feminist theatre and the development of contemporary Italian women's theatre as a whole. Now largely forgotten, the lives and works of these dramatists are reintroduced into the scholarly conversation in Italian Women's Theatre, 1930–1960. Following a general introduction, the book presents a selection of dramatic works, rounded out by commentary, performance histories, critical analyses and biographical information.
Daniela Cavallaro is a senior lecturer in Italian at the University of Auckland.
Chapter 1: Paola Riccora
It Must Have Been Giovannino
Chapter 2: Anna Bonacci
The Fantasy Hour
Chapter 3: Clotilde Masci
Chapter 4: Gici Ganzini Granata
Men Are Always Right
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