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Writing Cultural Difference: Italian-Canadian Creative and Critical Works
Writing Cultural Difference is a welcome addition to Canadian literary studies. The publication of this...
Beyond the Ruins
The original version of this play, the last part of a trilogy on the theme...
Smile, you're getting old!
Surely a woman who chooses a white rat as a pet and calls him Mr....
Foreplay: Followed by My Italian Wife
Foreplay, a black comedy in three acts, explores the relationship of an economically well-out but...
The Divine Sisters
The original French version of this play, Les Divines, produced in 1996, continues an exploration...
Naked brilliantly illustrates the theatricalist mode Pirandello invented for dramatizing multiple points of view simultaneously....
Plays included in this collection: The Big Bun, The Inventor of the Horse, and War. Campanile's plays combine the visual slapstick of silent cinema with the zany humour of the Marx Brothers and the nonsensical dialogues of Ionesco; the result is a funniness quite unique in this century, laughter as spontaneous and as visceral and direct as it is subtle and clever. The works translated here were written in the 1920s and the early 1930s, well before the first inklings of the theatre of the absurd.
The Inventor of the Horse

Achille Campanile, Francesco Loriggio
The Inventor of the Horse
Duo for Obstinate Voices
The Nativity Scene
Voiceless People and Addolorata: Two Plays
Marinetti Dines with the High Command
Natural Stories #1
Sex Therapy
Camerado & The Trial of Pius XII: Two Plays
Manifesto for a New Theatre: Followed by Infabulation
La Fresque de Mussolini
Love Letters
Sarrasine: A Screenplay