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The Mistress of the Inn


The Mistress of the Inn (Italian: La locandiera [la lokanˈdjɛːra]), also translated as The Innkeeper Woman or Mirandolina (after the play's main character), is a 1753 three-act comedy by the Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni about a coquette. The play has been regarded as his masterpiece. Frederick Davies describes it as Goldoni's Much Ado About Nothing.
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original title: La locandiera
language: Italian
date of publication: 1753
genre: comedy
narrative location: Florence
characters: Mirandolina, Baron Ripafratta, Marquis of Forlipopoli, Count of Albafiorita, Ortensia, Dejanira, Fabrizio, Baron's servant, Count's servant


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