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Beyond the Ruins
The original version of this play, the last part of a trilogy on the theme...
Federico Garcia Lorca: Songs and Ballads
Federico Garcia Lorca regarded his poems, essentially, as verbal music and, in fact, performed each...
À la hauteur de Grand Central Station je me suis assise et j'ai pleuré
By Grand Central Station est l'une des oeuvres les plus dénudées, les plus écorchées vives...
If This Were Death
In If This Were Death, Paul Chanel Malenfant mourns the loss of a beloved woman...
Formentera Followed by The Gardens of Suzhou
All eight of Schierbeek's books of prose-poetry from 1951 on, which he termed “compositional novels,”...
The Metamorphoses of Ishtar
The imaginary world of Lebanese Canadian exiled poet Nadine Ltaif is rooted in the context...
Naked brilliantly illustrates the theatricalist mode Pirandello invented for dramatizing multiple points of view simultaneously. As characters unwittingly echo each other, we come to see them as aspects of one controlling consciousness, the playwright's. For ultimately, metaphysically, Pirandello's deep subject is the creative process, his characters' as well as his own. An outer, physical world of objective events thus surrounds an inner, subjective one of feelings and perceptions to form an incipient play-within-play - another of Pirandello's legacies to twentieth century theatre. Typically provocative, at once comic and tragic, Pirandello's Naked (Vestire gli ignudi) uncovers the machinery of guilt, deceit,...
Naked

Luigi Pirandello, Nina da Vinci Nichols
2003
Naked
Freeze-frame
The Alchemy of the Body and Other Poems
This Desert Now
Stones into Bread
The Place Where Your Soul Dwells
The Four Roads Hotel
The Graph of Roads: Selected Poems 1968-1999
Manifesto for a New Theatre: Followed by Infabulation
Things That Fall
Three by Three
A Mystery in Naples
Crito Di Volta: An Epic