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Dario Fo

Dario Fo

 Dario Fo

Dario Fo was born on 24 March 1926 in Sangiano, in the Lombardy region of Italy. From an early age he was in contact with popular theatre and oral tradition as his grandfather was a well-known "fabulatore"(someone who tells tales). After having studied art and architecture in Milan, he worked for a radio station and wrote a series of monologues called "Poer Nano". His career as an actor started in 1952 at the Teatro Odeon and at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan. In 1954, he married the actress Franca Rame and together they founded their own company in 1959, where she was the Prima Donna and Dario Fo was playwright, producer, mime and actor. International consecration came in 1960 with "Gli arcangeli non giocano a flipper". In 1968, thanks to the support of the political left (ARCI and PCI), they founded a theatre cooperative called Nuova Scena, which was soon dissolved due to ideological conflicts. In 1970, he left the Communist party and founded "La Comune", which was inaugurated in 1974 with the very successful play "Non si paga, non si paga!". In collaboration with Franca Rame, he has written a series of monologues (including "Tutta casa, letto e chiesa") inspired by the battle of Italian women to obtain the right to divorce and legalise abortion. His anti-conformism, his criticism of capitalism and his political and social commitment have resulted in a number of trials between Dario Fo and the Italian State, police, censure, television and the Vatican. He wrote over 70 titles in total, some of which are written in the dialects of Northern Italy, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997.

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Italian : Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

Adolescent/Adult

111027 Dario e Dio £11.95
 

Italian : Graded Readers

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032001 Gli imbianchini non hanno ricordi £5.60
 

Italian : Criticism

055609 Dario Fo: people's court jester £21.99
 

Italian : Drama

055682 A woman alone & other plays £9.99
 
055307 Mistero Buffo £9.99
 
055310 Plays 1 £17.99
 
055311 Plays 2 £17.99
 

Italian : Biography, Memoirs

055510 My first Seven Years (plus a few more) £7.99
 
055839 The Pope's daughter £10.99
 
033500 Una Callas dimenticata £25.95
 

Italian : Non-Fiction

038644 Dario e Dio £17.95
 

Italian : Classics/Modern Classics

056346 Accidental Death of an Anarchist £10.99
 
035347 C'è un re pazzo in Danimarca £16.50
 
030197 Quasi per caso una donna: Cristina di Svezia £14.50
 

Italian : Drama

036420 Commedie 5/Mistero buffo £12.50
 
032997 C'è un re pazzo in Danimarca £12.95
 
036417 Commedie 2/Isabella, tre caravelle e un cacciaballe £15.75
 
036418 Commedie 3/Grande pantomima £14.95
 
036421 Commedie 6/la Marcolfa £13.95
 
030413 Commedie 8 venticinque monologhi per una donna £14.95
 
033023 La figlia del papa £14.50
 
032983 Le commedie. Vol. 1: Gli arcangeli non giocano a flipper £21.75
 
032995 Le commedie. Vol. 2: Isabella, tre caravelle e un cacciaballe £22.75
 
033069 Mistero buffo. Nuova ediz. £19.75
 
036281 Morte accidentale di un anarchico £10.95
 
032060 Teatro £66.00
 

Italian : Popular Fiction

129300 La figlia del Papa £11.95
 

Italian : Biography, Memoirs

130024 Il paese dei Mezarat £9.90
 
036558 Razza di zingaro £18.95
 

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