Six Characters in Search of an Author

Six Characters in Search of an Author

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by Luigi Pirandello
     
 

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Six individuals, the incomplete creations of an author's imagination, demand dialogue for their story. This open-ended drama excited both controversy and acclaim at its 1921 premiere and remains a milestone in modern theater.
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Six individuals, the incomplete creations of an author's imagination, demand dialogue for their story. This open-ended drama excited both controversy and acclaim at its 1921 premiere and remains a milestone in modern theater.

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New York Times
Ingenious...a striking re-imagining of Six Characters that heightens the play's theatricality even as it grounds it in the mundane.... It keeps faith with Pirandello's case for the peculiarly irresistible power of illusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486299921
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/11/1997
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions Series
Edition description:
Unabridged
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
209,980
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.29(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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