When One Is Somebody

by  Luigi Pirandello, Marta Abba

Full Length Play, Drama  /  14m, 6f

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When One Is Somebody

by  Luigi Pirandello Marta Abba

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    14m, 6f
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    The playwright was a winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

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The central character is a famous poet, and hence, in the public's eyes, a public property. He tries to break away and goes to a different city. But when the true identity of the new poet is discovered, the public ridicule him and force him back into the mold.
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Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello

Marta Abba

Marta Abba was the stimulus to the playwright Luigi Pirandello's creativity. She was an aspiring young 25-year-old actress when she met the 58-year-old playwright, whose wife had been confined to a mental asylum in 1919. From their correspondence it comes out how she not only inspired him but she also ...

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