Lazzi: The Comic Routines of the Commedia Dell'arte
Performing Arts Journal Publications, 1983 - Drama - 92 pages
"An important addition to the literature on Italian Commedia dell'Arte."--Choice
This best-selling PAJ volume presents over 250 comedy routines used by commedia performers in Europe from 1550 to 1750. Includes an introduction, two complete commedia scenarios, and a glossary of commedia characters.