Giordano Bruno's The Candle-bearer: An Enigmatic Renaissance Play
Examines a large number of theatrical authors, from the classical tradition as well as from Italian vernacular and dialect. Takes into account Bruno's recognized sources as well as unknown authors, philosophers, poets, playwrights as well as 'poligrafi della penna'.
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BRUNOS PROLOGUES AND CLASSICAL PROLOGUES
a Analogues and antecedents
superstition and alchemy
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16th-century already altro amorous anaphoric Antiprologo Aquilecchia Aretino Argumento Ariosto asini attack on pedantry Baldus Barberi Squarotti Bari Bartolomeo Beco Belo Belo's Berni Bibbiena Boccaccio Bonifacio Borsellino Bruno's polemic Carubina Cencio century cervello Chapter characters Cinquecento Cleandro comedy commedia Commedia dell'Arte Cortigiana cose critical culture defined Dialoghi Italiani Doni elements expression fatto Folengo folly fonte caballino fornelli Franco Gioan Bernardo Giordano Bruno giornate goffaria Graf Ibid ideological insieme insipidezza insipido amante Introduction to Candelaio italiana Latin learning letter Alla signora linguistic lover macaronic malmaritata Mamfurio Mandragola Marescalco materia of Bonifacio Messer metaphors Milan misogyny mondo moral Nicia obscene op.cit parodic pazzia pedant pedantic language Petrarch petrarchist philosophical play play's plebeian poetic polemic against pedantry polemic against science prologue Proprologo protagonist Prudenzio punishment puņ Sanguino satirical scudi semantic signora Morgana social sordid sordidezza Spampanato story teatro tempo theatre tradition Turin tutto Vedrete vita Vittoria