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Conflict and slapstick in Commedia dell’Arte – The double act of Pantalone and Arlecchino (2013)
Journal Article
Peacock, L. (2013). Conflict and slapstick in Commedia dell’Arte – The double act of Pantalone and Arlecchino. Comedy Studies, 4(1), (59-69). doi:10.1386/cost.4.1.59_1. ISSN 2040-610X

This article will explore the centrality of conflict to the slapstick comedy of Commedia dell’Arte. Commedia flourished for over 200 years in Italy and throughout Europe. At its heart was the relationship between Pantalone, the wealthy old man, and A... Read More