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This chapter proposes that the dramaturgic flexibility within historical Commedia dell’Arte was predicated on a performance methodology that demanded a changing pattern of othering, depending on the class, economic strength and region of their audiences.
University of Connecticut
puppet, representation, race and ethnicity, Commedia dell’Arte, dramaturgy, local theater
Arts and Humanities | Other Arts and Humanities | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Theatre and Performance Studies
Crick, Olly, "Commedia dell’Arte: The Mechanisms of Othering" (2023). Representing Alterity through Puppetry and Performing Objects. Edited by John Bell, Matthew Isaac Cohen, and Jungmin Song.