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Eduardo De Filippo - The Syndicate (Modern Plays) - 9781408156902 - V9781408156902
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The Syndicate (Modern Plays)

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Description for The Syndicate (Modern Plays) Paperback. The Syndicate, or Il Sindaco Del Rione Sanita, is a witty dark comedy set in 1960s Naples. This new translation by Mike Poulton portrays De Filippo's classic combination of pathos with farce in a newly accessible and contemporary version. Translator(s): Poulton, Mike. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 9. Weight in Grams: 102.
Smuggled out of Naples in his youth after stabbing a brutal night-watchman to death, Antonio Barracano returned home in the 1960s as a wealthy man. He used his newfound status to quash his murder conviction, and was soon feared but respected throughout the city. Don Antonio has made it his life's work to bring rough justice to the criminals of Naples who otherwise have no fear of the law. He rules the city's underbelly with a rod of iron. The play begins when a respectable but poor young man who has resolved to murder his father comes to Don ... Read more

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Methuen Drama London
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Modern Plays
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London, United Kingdom
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About Eduardo De Filippo
Eduardo de Filippo (1900-1984) was a Neapolitan actor, playwright, screenwriter, author and poet. His best known works include Napoli Milionaria, Filumena and Saturday, Sunday and Monday. He is regarded as one of Italy's greatest dramatists. Mike Poulton has had a number of highly successful versions of classic works of drama and literaure produced, including Turgenev's Fortune's Fool (which won a ... Read more

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