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Pirandello Contemp Perspective Gian-Paolo Biasin

Pirandello Contemp Perspective

Gian-Paolo Biasin

Published February 20th 1999
ISBN : 9780802043870
Hardcover
256 pages
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The texts of Luigi Pirandello, one of the literary giants of this century, have been subject to widely different readings by successive generations of critics. These essays present an up-to-date re-evaluation of Pirandellos works, which includeMoreThe texts of Luigi Pirandello, one of the literary giants of this century, have been subject to widely different readings by successive generations of critics. These essays present an up-to-date re-evaluation of Pirandellos works, which include poetry, novels, short stories, plays, essays, letters, and memoirs.Arranged in four sections - Introduction, Structures, Meanings, and Innovations - the volume presents a variety of provocative viewpoints and offers an accurate picture of the network of issues inhabiting the authors oeuvre. In the introductory section the editors provide an informative overview of the status of Pirandellian studies today. The book examines the recent upsurge of interest in Pirandello and offers outstanding material for courses in Italian studies, comparative studies, theatre, and the humanities.