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Pirandello

[pir-uh n-del-oh; Italian pee-rahn-del-law] /ˌpɪr ənˈdɛl oʊ; Italian ˌpi rɑnˈdɛl lɔ/
noun
1.
Luigi
[loo-ee-jee] /luˈi dʒi/ (Show IPA),
1867–1936, Italian dramatist, novelist, and poet: Nobel prize 1934.
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  • It is one of the plays of Pirandello that has had considerable success on the stage.

    Idling in Italy Joseph Collins
  • All of Pirandello's plays are built for acting, and only incidentally for reading.

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
  • Let us not miss the latter, especially, in the complex mood of all Pirandello's theatre.

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
  • It would be a mistake to convey the impression that Pirandello is universally admired in Italy.

    Idling in Italy Joseph Collins
  • Enough for the lover of the theatre is the fact that Pirandello derives the most interesting dramatic possibilities from it.

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
  • Moreover, it states a fundamental preoccupation of Pirandello in peculiarly lucid and striking fashion.

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
  • Without such attention and thought the subtleties of Pirandello often escape the reader.

    Idling in Italy Joseph Collins
  • They must be taken as a whole—if one would look for a full statement of Pirandello's "thought."

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
British Dictionary definitions for Pirandello

Pirandello

/Italian piranˈdɛllo/
noun
1.
Luigi (luˈiːdʒi). 1867–1936, Italian short-story writer, novelist, and dramatist. His plays include Right you are (If you think so) (1917), Six Characters in Search of an Author (1921), and Henry IV (1922): Nobel prize for literature 1934
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