professionale e di amicizia, fra Martoglio e Pirandello
, che dara una
Altre forme che il medesimo concetto assume nell'opera di Pirandello
sono l'"oltre" rappresentato dalla fisicita dell'energia del pensiero, o dal personaggio che diventa "fantasma artistico" (53) in quanto realizzazione del pensiero, oppure dalla vitalita del ricordo in alcune novelle o dalla fede nella novella omonima.
In order to understand how Pirandello
's war stories help us to gain new insight into the relationship among the conflicting impulses at work in Italian modernism, one must first clarify the conceptual models that articulate those impulses.
It's as if David Gordon had ghostwritten the Pirandello
before he was born.
Don said, "Congratulations, Benito, one American author, Thomas Wolfe, to balance off an Italian playwright, Pirandello
. Politically speaking, it will work." (193; italics in orig.)
Directly after Pirandello
received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1934, the Italian philosopher Benedetto Croce, whose protracted and acrimonious dispute with his compatriot over the nature of artistic creativity was already into its third decade, (4) dismissed Pirandello
's prodigious output--comprising short stories, novels, dramas and essays--as "neither art nor philosophy." (5) For his own part, Pirandello
insisted in an interview that "I have never taken upon myself any philosophical responsibility.
In Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's 1984 film "KAOS" ("Chaos"), it is a strikingly beautiful landscape, populated by sturdy stone architecture, peculiar characters and the stories they recollect and recount.AaAdapted from the work of Sicilian-born philologist, fiction-writer and playwright Luigi Pirandello
(1867-1936), the stories related that are in this film have the shimmer of folk tales about them, although the film's visual language suggests the Tavianis' aims to transcend popular cinema.Aa