The Deceived
by
The Intronati of Siena

A Dual-Language Edition
by
Donald Beecher & Massimo Ciavolella

About the Translators
v
Introduction    
ix
  The Historical Times and
Events Reflected in the Play
 
ix
  The Intronati, Their Preoccupations
and Cultural Activities
 
xiii
  Authorship, Setting, and Plot Sources  
xviii
  Interpretative Models:
Romance, Cross-Dressing and the
Production of Gender
 
xxviii
  Renaissance Medicine and Scientific Interpretations   xlii
  Anthropological Interpretations:
The Problem with Fathers
  xliv
  Genre Interpretation:
Deception and Representation
  xlv
  Game Theory   l
  Satire, Carnival and Laughter   li
  Sequels to The Deceived   lviii
  Lelia Types, Beloved,
Admired, and Distrusted
  lxvii
  Final Thoughts  
lxviii
Select Bibliography
lxxi
Plot Summary
lxxv
The Deceived
1
  Dramatis Personae & Prologue   3
  Act 1   13
  Act 2   51
  Act 3   91
  Act 4   129
  Act 5   169
Notes    
196
       




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