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Dario Fo and Franca Rame: harlequins of the revolution

Farrell, J. (2001) Dario Fo and Franca Rame: harlequins of the revolution. Methuen. ISBN 00-413-7090-8

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Abstract

Examines the life and work of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Dario Fo and his wife and collaborator Franca Rame. The couple's work draws strength from the old Italian traditions of the harlequin and Commedia del'Arte, and transforms them into popular instruments of contemporary political theatre.