Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video is an episode in a ten-part series that explores the lives and works of some of the world's greatest authors. Featured in this volume is Luigi Pirandello, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1934. Pirandello is best known as a playwright. Works such as Henry IV and Six Characters in Search of an Author brought him international acclaim. His work was informed by issues of isolation and madness, reflecting his painful life with his mentally disturbed wife.
literature, writer, literary-criticism, writing, career-retrospective