Gender and the Italian Stage From the Renaissance to the Present Day by Maggie GГјnsberg

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  • Plays & playwrights,
  • Continental European,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Drama / Continental European,
  • Italian drama--History and criticism,
  • Philosophy / History, Criticism, Surveys,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Italian

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9668200M
ISBN 100521041295
ISBN 109780521041294

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Book Description Maggie GÜnsberg explores gender portrayal on the Italian stage, and its shifting relationship with other social categories of class, age and the family from the Renaissance to the present day.

She examines both the formal properties of drama and the conventions of drama in : Paperback. Maggie Günsberg explores the intersection between gender portrayal and other social categories of class, age and the family in the Italian theatre from the Renaissance to the present day.

She examines the developing relationship between patriarchal strategies and the formal properties of the dramatic genre such as plot, comedy and realism.

Gender and the Italian Stage: From the Renaissance to the Present Day. In her ambitious and fruitful exploration of gender portrayal in Italian theater, Maggie Günsberg avails herself of an eclectic, interdisciplinary approach, drawing on semiotics and psychoanalysis, women studies, dramatic theory and audience-reception theories.

Summary: Maggie Gunsberg explores gender portrayal on the Italian stage, and its shifting relationship with other social categories of class, age and the family over the past five centuries. An interdisciplinary approach informs her critique of many of the landmarks of Italian theatre, from Machiavelli to Franca Rame.

Maggie Günsberg explores gender portrayal on the Italian stage, and its shifting relationship with other social categories of class, age and the family from the Renaissance to the present day. She examines both the formal properties of drama and the conventions of drama. This book analyses gender through the lens of the Italian language, looking at how social imbalances between men and women are constructed and perpetuated through linguistic depictions of women in politics and the media, as well as the gendered crime of : Palgrave Macmillan.

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