La drammaturgia degli emarginati nella recente scena siciliana
- Autori: Sica, A.
- Anno di pubblicazione: 2007
- Tipologia: Capitolo o Saggio
- OA Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10447/8479
This article explores the introduction of Chekhov's plays to Italy through émigrè circles in the first decades of the twentieth century, and traces how they were appropriated to suit the ideological exigencies of the time during the fascist period. It concludes with poservations about Luchino Visconti's celebrated productions of the 1950s, which stressed the idea that Chekhov was first and foremost a political writer, and suggests how this particular view of the dramatist evolved in the early 1960s as the theatre once again reflected social attitudes and values.