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Six Characters in Search of an Author (Methuen Student Editions)

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Six people arrive in a theatre during rehearsals for a play. But they

are not ordinary people. They are the characters of a play that has not

yet been written. Trapped inside a traumatic event from which they long

to escape, they desperately need a writer to complete their story and

release them. Intrigued by their situation, the director invites them

to act out the key events of their lives

Pirandello's best-known play and one

of the most extraordinary and mysterious plays of the 20th century, Six

Characters speaks directly to an age of uncertainty: where do we come

from, where are we going, how do we become what we want to be?

Synopsis:

Six people arrive in a theatre during rehearsals for a play. But they are not ordinary people, they are characters from an unwritten play. Trapped inside a traumatic event from which they long to escape, the director invites them to act out the key events of their lives.

Synopsis:

Student edition with notes, of one of the most extraordinary plays of the twentieth century.

Synopsis:

Student edition of Pirandello’s classic drama in which the characters of a play that has not been written act out the key events of their lives in order to escape their mysterious situation. Includes notes, background to the play and discussion of various interpretations.

Luigi Pirandello achieved acclaim for plays such as Absolutely Perhaps and Six Characters in Search of an Author, winning the Nobel Prize for literature in 1934. He died in Rome in 1936.

About the Author

Pirandello, born in Sicily in 1867, was a well-known novelist and

critic before he achieved international recognition as a playwright.

His plays include The Rules of the Game, Six Characters, Henry IV and The Man with the Flower in his Mouth. He was awarded a Nobel Prize for

Literature in 1934 and died in Rome in 1936.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780413772688
Translator:
Linstrum, John
Commentaries:
Farrell, Joseph
Translator:
Linstrum, John
Commentaries by:
Farrell, Joseph
Commentaries:
Farrell, Joseph
Author:
ello, Luigi
Author:
Pirandello, Luigi
Author:
Pirand
Publisher:
Methuen Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Methuen Student Editions
Publication Date:
August 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in

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Product details 192 pages Methuen - English 9780413772688 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Six people arrive in a theatre during rehearsals for a play. But they are not ordinary people, they are characters from an unwritten play. Trapped inside a traumatic event from which they long to escape, the director invites them to act out the key events of their lives.
"Synopsis" by ,
Student edition with notes, of one of the most extraordinary plays of the twentieth century.
"Synopsis" by ,

Student edition of Pirandello’s classic drama in which the characters of a play that has not been written act out the key events of their lives in order to escape their mysterious situation. Includes notes, background to the play and discussion of various interpretations.

Luigi Pirandello achieved acclaim for plays such as Absolutely Perhaps and Six Characters in Search of an Author, winning the Nobel Prize for literature in 1934. He died in Rome in 1936.

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