When Dario Fo
was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, the academy said: "Fo emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden.
Two years later, in December 2008, Dario Fo
wrote two other articles on Gramsci, "Alla ricerca di Gramsci" published in La Repubblica, and "Noi e la voce di Gramsci" published in L'Unita.
E proprio quel biennio segna una svolta nella carriera di Dario Fo
e Franca Rame, giacche la coppia decide di smettere i panni dei "giullari della borghesia" (espressione di un teatro "digestivo," catartico, apparentemente critico dei vizi e delle contraddizioni della classe borghese, ma in realta schermo dell'ipocrisia che la contraddistingue) per indossare quelli di "giullari del popolo," fautori di un teatro realmente critico e potenzialmente rivoluzionario.
Accidental Death of an Anarchist was written by Nobel Prize-winning Italian playwright Dario Fo
Abu Salem directed theatre plays and movies, adapting plays by international writers, including Dario Fo
and Bertolt Brecht, for a Palestinian audience.
This group also presented a monologue in English, A Woman Alone, written by Dario Fo
http:// Inspirations come from all over the place - Hitchcock's 1936 film Sabotage, based on Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent; Italian satirist Dario Fo
and Nobel Prize-winning German author Gunter Grass.
, the Nobel prize-winning playwright, and Roberto Saviano, the author of the Mafia exposE[umlaut] Gomorrah, will lead the demonstration.
Coetzee, Confucius, Charles Dickens, John Donne, Arthur Conan Doyle, Euripides, Dario Fo
, Anatole France, Mohandas Gandhi, Robert Graves, Henrik Ibsen, Franz Kafka, Primo Levi, Karl Marx, Anais Nin, Amos Oz, Harold Pinter, Salman Rushdie, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Stendahl, Rabindranath Tagore, J.
The letter recalled that during the Cold War, Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Chilean poet Pablo Neruda and Italian playwright Dario Fo
were barred from entering the United States.
Joan Littlewood, Dario Fo
, Lindsay Anderson and Jean-Luc Godard are some of the luminaries who owe a debt to Brecht.
The last American to win was Toni Morrison in 1993, and while a dozen or so Americans are mentioned each year as contenders, they consistently lose to such household names as Elfriede Jelinek, Dario Fo
and Wislawa Szymborska.
, the play's author and the 1997 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a "well-known Stalinist and anti-Catholic bigot," said William Donohue, president of the Catholic League.
For a discussion of grammelot in performance, see Dario Fo
, The Tricks of the Trade, trans.
But in a Continent liberated by American blood and treasure, this ''peace'' activist can, along with fellow European Nobelists Harold Pinter, Dario Fo
and Jose Saramago, bash the U.