WORLD DRAMA European Theaters  During War Years
Luigi Pirandello
LIFE Italian   short-story playwright Writer Dramatist Novelist Famous     innovator in Modern Drama
LIFE   Luigi was born of rich, middle-class    parents in Girgenti (Agrigento), Sicily, on    28 June 1867.
LIFE   His first published work, Mal    giocondo (1889), was a collection of    poems.
LIFE   As a young man he studied at the    Universities of Palermo, Rome, and Bonn,    where he gained his doctorate in 1...
LIFE   He studied philology at Rome and at Bonn    and wrote a dissertation on the dialect of    his native town (1891).
LIFE   In 1894 he married Antoinetta Portulano
FAMILY
LIFE   From 1897 to 1922 he was professor of    aesthetics and stylistics at theReal Istituto    di Magistere Femminile a...
LIFE   He embarked on a career as a producer    and in 1925 founded his Art Theatre in    Rome.
LIFE   He was awarded the Nobel Prize for    Literature in 1934.
LIFE   He died in Rome on 10 December 1936.
QUOTES “I present myself to you in a form  suitable to the relationship I wish to  achieve with you.” “In bed my real lo...
ESSAY:LUmorismo [Humour] His characters attempt to fulfill their self-  seeking roles and are defeated by life  itself wh...
PLAYS & STYLES:Maschere nude [Naked Masks] & Cosí é (se vi pare) (1918) [Right You Are (If You Think You Are)] The title ...
PLAYS & STYLES:Vestire gli ignudi (1923) [To Clothe the Naked] The protagonist tries to establish her individuality by as...
PLAYS & STYLES:La vita che ti diedi(1924)[The Life I Gave You]The  conflict between illusion and reality is central.clin...
PLAYS & STYLES:Sei personaggi in cerca dautore (1921)[Six Characters in Search of An Author] The analysis and dissolution...
Six Characters in Search of an     Author related quote “When  the characters are really alive before their author, the l...
Six Characters in Search of an           Author
   By: Ms. Aira May Dizon picture
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this just serves as a remembrance on my World Drama subject. I like him, he's great!

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  1. 1. WORLD DRAMA European Theaters During War Years
  2. 2. Luigi Pirandello
  3. 3. LIFE Italian short-story playwright Writer Dramatist Novelist Famous innovator in Modern Drama
  4. 4. LIFE Luigi was born of rich, middle-class parents in Girgenti (Agrigento), Sicily, on 28 June 1867.
  5. 5. LIFE His first published work, Mal giocondo (1889), was a collection of poems.
  6. 6. LIFE As a young man he studied at the Universities of Palermo, Rome, and Bonn, where he gained his doctorate in 1891.
  7. 7. LIFE He studied philology at Rome and at Bonn and wrote a dissertation on the dialect of his native town (1891).
  8. 8. LIFE In 1894 he married Antoinetta Portulano
  9. 9. FAMILY
  10. 10. LIFE From 1897 to 1922 he was professor of aesthetics and stylistics at theReal Istituto di Magistere Femminile at Rome.
  11. 11. LIFE He embarked on a career as a producer and in 1925 founded his Art Theatre in Rome.
  12. 12. LIFE He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1934.
  13. 13. LIFE He died in Rome on 10 December 1936.
  14. 14. QUOTES “I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.” “In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.” “Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.”
  15. 15. ESSAY:LUmorismo [Humour] His characters attempt to fulfill their self- seeking roles and are defeated by life itself which, always changing, enables them to see their perversity. There’s an irony which arises from the contradictions inherent in life.
  16. 16. PLAYS & STYLES:Maschere nude [Naked Masks] & Cosí é (se vi pare) (1918) [Right You Are (If You Think You Are)] The title is programmatic. Preoccupied with the problem of identity. The self exists to him only in relation to others; it consists of changing facets that hide an inscrutable abyss.
  17. 17. PLAYS & STYLES:Vestire gli ignudi (1923) [To Clothe the Naked] The protagonist tries to establish her individuality by assuming various identities.
  18. 18. PLAYS & STYLES:La vita che ti diedi(1924)[The Life I Gave You]The conflict between illusion and reality is central.clings to illusion rather than to reality.
  19. 19. PLAYS & STYLES:Sei personaggi in cerca dautore (1921)[Six Characters in Search of An Author] The analysis and dissolution of a unified self are carried to an extreme. the symbol of appearance versus reality, becomes the setting of the play. presents the playwrights views about the isolation of the individual from society and from himself.
  20. 20. Six Characters in Search of an Author related quote “When the characters are really alive before their author, the latter does nothing but follow them in their action, in their words, in the situations which they suggest to him.”
  21. 21. Six Characters in Search of an Author
  22. 22.  By: Ms. Aira May Dizon picture

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