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Five Italian Renaissance Comedies Bruce Penman

Five Italian Renaissance Comedies

Bruce Penman

Published October 26th 1978
ISBN : 9780140443387
Paperback
448 pages
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The plays in this volume all represent in some way the sophistication and subtlety of the Renaissance. From Machiavellis sharp satire on corrupt clergy to Guarinis robust pastoral- from Ariostos and Aretinos vivid and suggestive portraits ofMoreThe plays in this volume all represent in some way the sophistication and subtlety of the Renaissance. From Machiavellis sharp satire on corrupt clergy to Guarinis robust pastoral- from Ariostos and Aretinos vivid and suggestive portraits of Ferrara and Mantua, which reveal the many themes and relationships of those ducal courts.