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THE 331x - Theatre History & Dramatic Literature I, II, & III

a course guide for THE 3311, THE 3312, and THE 3313

Literature Criticism Databases

Notable Plays

Italian Commedia Erudita (16th – 17th centuries)

  • Bernardo Dovizi (Il Bibbiena) – The Comedy of Calandro
  • Annibal Caro – The Scruffy Scoundrels
  • Girolamo Bargagli – The Female Pilgrim
  • Gian Lorenzo Bernini – The Impresario
  • Alessandro Piccolomini – L’Alessandro
  • Giovan Maria Cecchi – The Horned Owl
  • Lodovico Ariosto – Supposes, The Necromancer
  • Giovan Francesco Valier – The Venetian Comedy
  • Niccolò Machiavelli – The Mandrake
  • Accademia degli Intronati – The Deceived
  • Angelo Beolco (Ruzzante) – Il Reduce, La Moschetta
  • Pietro Aretino – The Master of the Horse, The Courtier
  • Giordano Bruno – Candlebearer