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Plays. Volume one

Author: Luigi Pirandello; Robert Rietti
Publisher: Richmond : Oneworld Classics, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first of three volumes collecting the complete plays of Luigi Pirandello, one of the foremost playwrights and fiction writers of the twentieth century, and the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1934. Edited by actor and translator Robert Rietti, this volume contains some of Pirandello?s most famous plays, including Six Characters in Search of an Author, Henry IV, Each in His Own Way and The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Luigi Pirandello; Luigi Pirandello
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luigi Pirandello; Robert Rietti
ISBN: 9781847491442 1847491448
OCLC Number: 489636455
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 586 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: V. 1. Six characters in search of an author --
As you desire me --
A woman in search of herself --
Caps and bells --
Honest as can be --
Clothe the naked --
Think it over, Giacomino! --
Lazarus --
The life that I gave thee --
Limes from Sicily --
The man with the flower in his mouth --
The vice --
A dream --
or is it?
Other Titles: Plays.
Responsibility: Luigi Pirandello ; [edited by Robert Rietti].

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Preoccupied with the nature of truth and delusion, and treading danger- ously on the borderline between sanity and madness, Pirandello's plays are a daring exploration of human actions and the dark  Read more...

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""Something close to classical tragedy that evokes our primal fears." --"Guardian "Something close to classical tragedy that evokes our primal fears." --Guardian

 
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