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LAnconitana: The Woman from Ancona Ruzzante

LAnconitana: The Woman from Ancona

Ruzzante

Published September 29th 1994
ISBN : 9780520085268
Paperback
192 pages
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In Italy Angelo Beolco, called Ruzante, is recognized as the most original of the Italian Renaissance dramatists. However, his plays are hardly known in English, mainly because few translators have been able to take on the Pavano dialect RuzanteMoreIn Italy Angelo Beolco, called Ruzante, is recognized as the most original of the Italian Renaissance dramatists. However, his plays are hardly known in English, mainly because few translators have been able to take on the Pavano dialect Ruzante employed for the character he played. With Nancy Dersofis vigorous and faithful translation of LAnconitana, presented opposite the authoritative version of the Italian text, Ruzantes most successful play is now available to English-speaking audiences for the first time.