[Autom. eng. transl.] The essay examines the transformation of the notion of the subject on stage in the history of western theater and reviews the many definitions with which the subjects of theatrical action are indicated from the classical age to today: from the function of classical theater to the icon of theater medieval sacred and to the type of profane theater; from the mask, typical of the Commedia dell'Arte, to the character of the Baroque comedy, to the roles of the eighteenth-century actors; from the character of the modern age to the dissolution of the same in the contemporary age. The forms and modes of representation of the man on stage show their links with the religious and anthropological horizons of each era.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] An intermediate structure: the character|
|Title of host publication||Ingresso a teatro. Guida all'analisi della drammaturgia|
|Editors||A Cascetta, L Peja|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|