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Six Characters in Search of an Author (Bentley, trans.)

Six Characters in Search of an Author (Bentley, trans.)

Eric Bentley, Luigi Pirandello

ISBN: 9780451526885

The play as translated by Eric Bentley

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An absurdist metatheatrical play about the relationship between authors, their characters, and theatre practitioners.  This play within a play chronicles six characters as they seek an author to tell their story, and to present their real lives on stage. But do their realities make better tales than fiction?
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Eric Bentley

Eric Bentley

Eric Bentley was born in England in 1916, became an American citizen in 1948, in 1998 was inducted into the (American) Theatre Hall of Fame, and in 2011 won a gold medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Scholar, critic, teacher, performer, translator and, finally, playwright , he has had many books published and many plays and adaptations performed, the latter feature making him a ... view full profile

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