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Luigi Pirandello
Luigi Pirandello
Born (1867-06-28)June 28, 1867
Agrigento, Italy
Died December 10, 1936(1936-12-10) (aged 69)
Rome, Italy
Nationality Italian
Notable award(s) Nobel Prize in Literature (1934)

Luigi Pirandello (Agrigento 28 June 1867Rome 10 December 1936) was an Italian playwrights, novelist, and short story writer. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1934, 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. Pirandello's tragic farces are often seen as forerunners for Theatre of the Absurd.

  • Una boccata d'aria (A Breath of Air)
  • L'Esclusa (The Excluded Woman)
  • Il Turno (The Turn)
  • Il Fu Mattia Pascal (The Late Mattia Pascal)
  • Suo Marito (Her Husband)
  • I Vecchi e I Giovani (The Old and the Young)
  • Quaderni di Serafino Gubbio (Serafino Gubbio's Journals)
  • Uno, Nessuno e Centomila (One, No one and One Hundred Thousand)
  • Sei Personaggi in Cerca d'Autore (Six Characters in Search of an Author)
  • Ciascuno a Suo Modo (Each In His Own Way)
  • Questa Sera Si Recita a Soggetto (Tonight We Improvise)
  • Enrico IV (Henry IV)
  • L'Uomo dal Fiore in Bocca (The Man With The Flower In His Mouth)
  • La Vita che ti Diedi (The Life I Gave You)
  • Il Gioco delle Parti (The Rules of the Game)
  • Diana e La Tuda (Diana and Tuda)
  • Il Piacere dell'Onestà (The Pleasure Of Honesty)
  • L'Imbecille (The Imbecile)
  • L'Uomo, La Bestia e La Virtù (The Man, The Beast and The Virtue)
  • Vestire gli Ignudi (Clothing The Naked)
  • Così è (Se Vi Pare) (So It Is (If You Think So))


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