Luigi Pirandello Quotes (38 quotes)
“Yes, but haven't you perceived that it isn't possible to live in front of a mirror which not only freezes us with the image of ourselves, but throws our likeness back at us with a horrible grimace?”
Six Characters in Search of an Author (1921), Act 3
“You too must not count overmuch on your reality as you feel it today, since, like that of yesterday, it may prove an illusion for you tomorrow.”
Six Characters in Search of an Author (1921)
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Born: June 28, 1867
Died: December 10, 1936 (aged 69)
Occupation: Playwright, dramatist, author
Bio: Luigi Pirandello was an Italian dramatist, novelist, and short story writer awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1934, for his bold and brilliant renovation of the drama and the stage. Pirandello's works include novels, hundreds of short stories, and about 40 plays, some of which are written in Sicilian. Pirandello's tragic farces are often seen as forerunners for Theatre of the Absurd.