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Carlo Goldoni
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978-0602212414
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The following is a list of works by Venetian playwright and librettist Carlo Goldoni (1707–1793). Amalasunta, burned by Goldoni after its premiere (1733).

The following is a list of works by Venetian playwright and librettist Carlo Goldoni (1707–1793). Enrico re di Sicilia (1736). Gli amori di Alessandro Magno (1759). Enea nel Lazio (1760). Artemisia (never performed). Don Giovanni Tenorio o sia Il dissoluto, "The Dissolute" (1735). Rinaldo di Montalbano (1736).

Carlo Goldoni, the great Venetian playwright, reformed the Italian theater. In his time, the reigning theatrical genres were the melodrama and the commedia dell'artecommedia dell'arte; the one stressing musicality, the other the antics of familiar "characters" who more often than not improvised their way through a skeletal script.

Carlo Osvaldo Goldoni (/ɡɒlˈdoʊni/, also US: /ɡɔːlˈ-, ɡoʊlˈ-/, Italian: ; 25 February 1707 – 6 February 1793) was an Italian playwright and librettist from the Republic of Venice. His works include some of Italy's most famous and best-loved plays. Audiences have admired the plays of Goldoni for their ingenious mix of wit and honesty.

Nel Campiello, commedia popolare e povera, scabra nei gesti e nel linguaggio, ambientata in una di quelle piazzette veneziane che sono in realtà il salotto e il luogo di incontri e scontri del popolino, Goldoni riafferma le sue qualità di grande realista e osservatore umanissimo, ma non certo bonario e lezioso, della vita e della società del suo tempo.

He was enamored of comedy from childhood, having sketched his first comic drama at eight. He took a degree in law at Padua but thereafter devoted himself to the theater. He created a new Italian character comedy, considered artistically superior to the old commedia dell'arte. This he achieved by building on the old comedy of masks, but amplifying written parts; by judicious imitation of Molière and adaptation of classical themes; and by applying his own excellent comedic sense.

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Carlo Goldoni entered into direct contact with the theatre world, knowing impresarios, authors, actors and .

Carlo Goldoni entered into direct contact with the theatre world, knowing impresarios, authors, actors and lovers, handmaids, masks, organisers. From 1734 to 1743 he was at the Grimanis’ service at the Theatre of San Samuele. In 1747 he met the theatre impresario Gerolamo Medebach, signing a contract for the Theatre at Sant’Angelo. Over the following decade fundamental plays such as Il Campiello (The Little Square), La locandiera (The Mistress of the Inn), I Rusteghi (The Boors), Sior Todero Brontolon (Grumpy Mr. Todero), Le baruffe chiozzotte (The Chioggia Scuffles) followed. In 1753 he passed over to the Theatre at San Luca, owned by Francesco Vendramin.

Λοκαντιέρα 2 Carlo Goldoni La Locandiera. Il campiello (1756) "The Little Square". Il quaresimale in epilogo (1725–1726). Nuovo teatro comico, "New Comic Theater", plays. Pitteri, Venice (1757).

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Carlo Goldoni's Villeggiatura Trilogy: Le smanie della villeggiatura, Le avventure della villeggiatura, and Il ritorno dalla villeggiatura . Gozzi criticises Goldoni for having disposed with poetry and imagination in drama.

Carlo Goldoni's Villeggiatura Trilogy: Le smanie della villeggiatura, Le avventure della villeggiatura, and Il ritorno dalla villeggiatura - Translated by Robert Cornthwaite. The Holiday Trilogy: Three Comedies - Translated by Antony Oldcorn. Works about Goldoni in English: Mémoires (1787) Memoirs of Carlo Goldoni. Goldoni's autobiography. 1761 - Moves to Paris where he is appointed in charge of the Italian Theatre at the Royal Court. For his service Goldoni receives a pension.