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The Comedies of Carlo Goldoni (Paperback) Loot Price: R475 Discovery Miles 4 750
The Comedies of Carlo Goldoni (Paperback): Carlo Goldoni
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Carlo Goldoni

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... THE FAN (/ VENTAGLIO) A COMEDY IN THREE ACTS DRAMATIS PERSONS. Count Rocca Marina. Baron Del Cedro. SlGNOR EVAKIST. Signora Geltrude, a widow. Candida, her niece. Coronato, an innkeeper. Moracchio, a peasant. Nina, his sister. Susanna, a small shopkeeper. Crispino, a shoemaker. Timoteo, an apothecary. Limonato, a waiter. Tognino, servant to the two ladies. Scavezzo, boots to the innkeeper. Scene of action, a little village near Milan. THE FAN. ACT I. an open space bounded at the back by a house bearing the inscription Osteria (Inn). Houses to right and left; on the left a gentleman's mansion with a low projecting terrace. The foremost house has the word Cafe1 upon a swinging shield; before its main door and windows stand small tables and chairs. It has also a back door which adjoins a little pharmacy. At the end of the right-hand side of houses, a small general store. The inn has a restaurant on the ground-floor, and on the left a small shoemaker's workshop. Right and left, between the inn and the side houses, runs the street.] Scene L Evarist and the Baron sit towards the front at a little table drinking coffee. Limonato serves them. Crispino is cobbling in his booth, near to him Coronato sitting beside his door, writing in a notebook. The Boots cleans the restaurant windows. In the middle of the stage sits the Count reading a book. He is dressed in a white summer costume, while the Baron and Evarist are in shooting dress, with their guns beside them. Geltrude and Candida on the terrace, knitting. To the right Tognino is sweeping the square, Nina is spinning before her house door, beside her stands Moracchio holding two hunting dogs by a cord. Every now and again Timoteo puts his head out of the pharmacy; in the background...


Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Carlo Goldoni
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 62
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-46018-5
Barcode: 9781230460185
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-230-46018-7

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