[Epub] ➟ The Late Mattia Pascal By Luigi Pirandello – Heartforum.co.uk Mattia Pascal endures a life of drudgery in a provincial town Then, providentially, he discovers that he has been declared dead Realizing he has a chance to start over, to do it right this time, he mo Mattia Pascal endures a life of drudgery in a provincial town Then, providentially, he discovers that he has been declared dead Realizing he has a chance to start over, to do it right this time, he moves to a new city, adopts a new name, and a new course of life only to find that this new existence The Late Kindle - is as insufferable as the old one But when he returns to the world he left behind, it s too late his job is gone, his wife has remarried Mattia Pascal s fate is to live on as the ghost of the man he once wasAn explorer of identity and its mysteries, a connoisseur of black humor, Nobel Prize winner Luigi Pirandello is among the most teasing and profound of modern masters The Late Mattia Pascal, here rendered into English by the outstanding translator William Weaver, offers an irresistible introduction to this great writer s work.
Luigi Pirandello Agrigento June Rome December was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet, and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his almost magical power to turn psychological analysis into good theatre Pirandello s works include novels, hundreds of short stories, and about The Late Kindle - plays, some of which are written in Sicilian Pirandello s tragic farces are often seen as forerunners of the Theatre of the Absurd.
- 272 pages
- The Late Mattia Pascal
- Luigi Pirandello
- 23 February 2019 Luigi Pirandello