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Luigi Pirandello: la parola, la scena e il mito

Cover for a monograph about Luigi Pirandello, by Queen's University professor and researcher Dr. Donato SanteramoThis monograph, written in Italian, examines Luigi Pirandello’s love/hate relationship with the theatre by analysing his narrative and philosophical works vis-a-vis his playwrighting. His three-year experience as “capocomico” (artistic director/director) is also investigated. Finally, the book proposes a reading of Pirandello’s later works as his endeavour to overcome the dichotomy life/art, which is intrinsic to the staging, by relying on the mythical. (Read More)