Pirandello: Six Characters in Search of an Author (Plays in Production)
Jennifer LorchISBN: 0521646189; 9780521646185;
Book DescriptionSince its premiere in Rome in 1921, Six Characters in Search of an Author has gained worldwide recognition. Pirandello's challenge to stage representation was taken up by leading directors and changed theater's perception of itself. Jennifer Lorch examines the play's impact through close analysis of individual productions in the context of theater history and practice. Her book includes a chronology of the most important productions, a bibliography and illustrations from major productions.