Pirandello

[pir-uh n-del-oh; Italian pee-rahn-del-law]
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noun

Lu·i·gi [loo-ee-jee] /luˈi dʒi/, 1867–1936, Italian dramatist, novelist, and poet: Nobel prize 1934.

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Historical Examples of pirandello

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

    Three Plays

    Luigi Pirandello

  • All of Pirandello's plays are built for acting, and only incidentally for reading.

    Three Plays

    Luigi Pirandello

  • It is one of the plays of Pirandello that has had considerable success on the stage.

    Idling in Italy

    Joseph Collins

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

    Idling in Italy

    Joseph Collins

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

    Idling in Italy

    Joseph Collins


British Dictionary definitions for pirandello

Pirandello

noun

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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