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Yerka, Jacek and Luigi Pirandello - Six characters in search of an author

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014765

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Background

Luigi Pirandello (28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet and short story writer. He was awarded the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature for his "bold and brilliant renovation of the drama and the stage".  Pirandello's works include novels, hundreds of short stories, and about 40 plays, some of which are written in Sicilian

 

A description of the experience

Luigi Pirandello – Six characters in search of an author

Man never reasons so much and becomes so introspective as when he suffers; since he is anxious to get at the cause of his sufferings, to learn who has produced them, and whether it is just or unjust that he should have to bear them

The source of the experience

Yerka, Jacek

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