Plays, Two

Plays, Two

Book - 1994
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Dario Fo "gives even the wildest gags a political flavor."—Guardian

Can't Pay? Won't Pay!: "This is no gloomy agitprop. Fo-faced farce wears a broad smile and proceeds at breathtaking speed."—Financial Times

Elizabeth: "Portrays our last Tudor monarch in Fo's characteristically rollicking vein ... A triumph for Gillian Hanna as a translator."—Financial Times

The Open Couple and An Ordinary Day, written with Franca Rame, deal wittily with the fate of women in a society shaped by men.



McMillan Palgrave

Dario Fo is Italy's leading contemporary playwright and performer, renowned throughout the world for his dazzling radical satires

Can't Pay Won't Pay is set in Milan, but "the problems are desperately familiar…Fo-faced farce wears a broad smile and proceeds at breathtaking speed" (Michael Coveney, Financial Times); Elizabeth "It portrays our last Tudor monarch in Fo's characteristically rollicking vein…A triumph for Gillian Hanna as translator" (Marin Hoyle, Financial Times); The Open Couple and An Ordinary Day, written with Franca Rame, deal wittily with the fate of women in a society in which both the social system in which they live and its dominant ideology are shaped by men.



Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, c1994
ISBN: 9780413680204
0413680207
Characteristics: 285 p. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Rame, Franca

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