Orrori e meraviglie nel teatro tragico tra Cinque e Seicento

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The essay esamins some religious italian tragedies – Crisanto by Hortensio Scammacca (1632), Il Pellegrino and Il Bartolomeo by Tommaso Aversa (1641) (1644) and La Reina di Scotia by Federico della Valle (1628) – written in the Age of Controriforma and Barocco, when tragic theatre, in particolar, offers to Christian propaganda a powerful instrument of moral repentance. Religious Tragedies stage the war between the Good and Evil and the final triumph of Good, through rhethorical strategies and a singular connection between immagins, words, music and theatrical machines. This kind of plays expresse the authentic meaning of Barocco religious tragedy.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)247-263
Number of pages17
JournalCritica Letteraria
Volume42
Publication statusPublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Literature and Literary Theory

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Orrori e meraviglie nel teatro tragico tra Cinque e Seicento. / Carta, Ambra.

In: Critica Letteraria, Vol. 42, 2014, p. 247-263.

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