FRANCESCO IZZO, Laughter between Two Revolutions. Opera Buffa in Italy, 1831-1848, Rochester, Rochester University Press; Woodbridge, Boydell & Brewer, 2013

Daniele Carnini


The title of this book by Francesco Izzo points out to a periodization issue. This review aims to highlight problems of continuity and difference (related to genre, analysis, plot choices in Ottocento opera) through a reading of this path-breaking work.


Opera buffa – Italian opera between 1831 and 1848 – Genre – Periodization – Review

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DOI: 10.17422/ISSN.2283-8716/1021