Man, Beast, and Virtue

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Absolute Classics, 1989 - Italian drama - 100 pages
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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
7
Section 3
9
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936)was born in Sicily in a prosperoLuigi Pirandello (1867-1936)was born in Sicily in a prosperous middle-class family. After university he dedicated himselus middle-class family. After university he dedicated himself to literary pursuits and published, poetry, short stories,f to literary pursuits and published, poetry, short stories, a novel and plays. The bankruptcy of his father in 1903 dra a novel and plays. The bankruptcy of his father in 1903 drastically altered his life. His wife became ill both mentallystically altered his life. His wife became ill both mentally and physically and he contemplated committing suicide. It i and physically and he contemplated committing suicide. It is against this background that he wrote The Late Mattia Pascs against this background that he wrote The Late Mattia Pascal in 1904 which is seen as the beginning of all that is mosal in 1904 which is seen as the beginning of all that is most interesting in his work. He was awarded the Nobel Prize fot interesting in his work. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1934. r literature in 1934.

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