History of the Theatre and Entertainment (i)
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
L-ART/05 - PERFORMING ARTS
2 A dal Feb 14, 2022 al Mar 26, 2022.
The course aims at providing the students with the basic methodological tools that are required to understand and analyze the theatrical performance and its specific forms, functions, and meanings in different historical, social, and cultural contexts.
Forms and contexts of theatrical performance. The course is aimed at offering to the students the basic tools for the historical and critical analysis of the theatrical performance and of its connection with the different social and cultural context in which it originates and develops. The analysis will be focused in particular on Greek tragedy, Italian Renaissance comedy, commedia dell'arte, eighteenth century French and Italian theatre, contemporary theatre. A space will also be devoted to two "marginal" forms of entertainment, the circus and puppetry.
Luigi Allegri (ed.), "Storia del teatro. Le idee e le forme dello spettacolo ", pp. 21-55; 99-127; 129-157; 201-235; 273-284; 373-376; 385-390; 399-408; 409-413; 415-417; 426-431; 439-442; 445-448; 455-457. Further bibliographical information on the circus and puppetry will be provided during the lessons.
Raffaele de Ritis, "Storia del circo" , pp. 161-204.
Luigi Allegri e Manuela Bambozzi (eds.), "Il mondo delle figure", pp. 187-219.
Non-attending students will have to study one of the following books:
Andrea Rodighiero, "La tragedia greca" (Il Mulino 2013); Siro Ferrone, "La commedia dell'arte" (Einaudi 2014); Umberto Artioli ( a cura di), "Il teatro di regia" (Carocci 2014) ; Franco Perrelli, "I maestri della ricerca teatrale" (Laterza 2007): Luigi Allegri (a cura di), "Il teatro e le arti" (Carocci 2019).
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The exam will verify the students' historical knowledge of the theatrical forms examined during the course and on the texts, and will check their skills to recognize and analyse the relationship between theatrical forms and their socio-cultural context.