Tales of Madness: A Selection from Luigi Pirandello's Short Stories for a Year

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Branden Books, 1984 - Fiction - 146 pages
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This book constitutes a unique selection from that monumental corpus, will introduce to the English reading public some of Pirandello's most moving novelle. In each of them one can sense the deep compassion the author must have felt for his characters, generally portrayed as disaffected victims of society, destiny, or their own self deceptions.
 

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Page 151 - May 31, 1943, in Lindsay, Calif. From 1961 to 1970, he attended the University of California at Berkeley where he received a bachelor's degree (with honors) in engineering-mathematics, and master's and doctorate degrees in mechanical engineering. Following graduation Dr. Cooper was an acting assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1970 to 1971.

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Nobel Prize Winner, considered father of modern theater.

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