For Further Study

Mikhail Bakhtin, Rabelais and His World

Anton Bierl, Dionysos in Old Comedy: Staging of Experiments on Myth and Cult

Edith Hall, New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Jonathan MacLellan, A City of Laughter: Assessing Tarentine Comedy from the Fourth Century to the Roman Stage

Marino Palleschi, The Commedia dell’Arte: Its Origins, Development & Influence on the Ballet

Nancy Kay Pennel, Three Theories on the Origin of the Commedia dell’Arte

Bryce Allen Pinkham, A Fool’s Journey: An Exploration of Physical Comedy in Theory and Practice

Patrick Joseph Schwieterman, Fairies, Kingship, and the British Past in Walter Map’s De Nugis Curialium and Sir Orfeo