This study argues that the performers who developed the commedia dell'arte in the 16th century did so by applying oral story-telling techniques to a multi-performer genre.... of subschematic performance units, alternating with embedded synoptic notation of more generic or schematic scenes, ideal for the creation of flexible performance. ... scenes beforehand, and how much latitude and room for choice the performers actually had during the performance. ... An alternative way to approach these questions is to ask how the commedia della#39;arte arose in the first place a not inanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Relationship of Oral and Literate Performance Processes in the Commedia Dell'Arte|
|Publisher||:||Edwin Mellen Press - 1995|