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This quantity of Twentieth-Century Italian Drama covers the interval spanning from the top of the 19th century to that instantly following global warfare II, showing the wealthy breadth of Italian theater within the sleek age, from the comedic legacy carried on by means of such writers as Eduardo De Filippo to the fragile tragedy of playwrights like Federigo Tozzi.Included are seven full-length performs, 5 one-act performs, one kind caricature, and 3 futurist sintesi (sketches). short introductions previous every one play contextualize the piece in the numerous routine in Italian theater, and biographies of the editors and translators look on the finish of the amount. an in depth bibliography deals many feedback for additional interpreting in English.The playwrights integrated are Gabriele D'Annunzio, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Ettore Petrolini, Raffaele Viviani, Pier Maria Rosso di San Secondo, Federigo Tozzi, Massimo Bontempelli, Achille Campanile, Italo Svevo, Luigi Pirandello, Eduardo De Filippo, and Ugo Betti.

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