Definition of Commedia dell'arte

1. Noun. Italian comedy of the 16th to 18th centuries improvised from standardized situations and stock characters.

Generic synonyms: Comedy



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Literary usage of Commedia dell'arte

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1. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"V. de Amicis, La Commedia popolare latina e la commedia dell' arte (Xu- ... Michèle Scherillo, La Commedia dell' arte in Italia (Torino, 1884). ..."

2. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"V. de Amicis, La Commedia popolare latina в la commedia dell' arte (Na- poli, 1882). ... Michèle Scherillo, La Commedia dell' arte in Italia (Torino, 1884). ..."

3. The World's Progress: With Illustrative Texts from Masterpieces of Egyptian by Delphian Society (1913)
"The Commedia dell' Arte—Comedy of Art—had its birth in Italy of the Renaissance. It was improvised comedy —unwritten drama. The author, and manager in one, ..."

4. Thomas Shadwell's "Libertine.": A Complementary Study to the Don Juan by August Steiger (1904)
"The Commedia dell'arte already had suppressed the figure of Don Juan's father, but he had appeared in Tirso warning his son of heaven's punishment, ..."

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