Review of Richard Andrews, Classical Comedy 1508-1786: A Legacy from Italy and France

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Abstract

The review article assesses the contribution of a new wide-ranging to theatre studies in which the achievements of major dramatists like Moliere, Beaumarchais and Goldoni are shown to be rooted in the modes and values of the two strands of Italian comedy of the sixteenth century: classically derived theatregrams from commedia erudita and the popularizing plotlines of commedia dell'arte.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)659-660
Number of pages2
JournalForum for Modern Language Studies
Volume59
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2024

Keywords

  • theatre, classical comedy, commedia dell'arte

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Review of Richard Andrews, Classical Comedy 1508-1786: A Legacy from Italy and France'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this