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Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore

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Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore è il dramma più famoso di Luigi Pirandello. Esso fu rappresentato per la prima volta il 9 maggio 1921 al Teatro Valle di Roma, ma in quell'occasione ebbe un esito tempestoso, perché molti spettatori contestarono la rappresentazione al grido di "Manicomio! Manicomio!". Fu importante, per il successivo successo di questo dramma, la terza ediz ...more
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Published April 1993 by Newton & Compton (first published March 9th 1921)
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Huda Yahya
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شخصيات تبحث عن مؤلف
المسرحية الأشهر لبيراندلو
والتي يذكرها الجميع من كتاب عبد الناصر فلسفة الثورة
ثم من كتب أنيس منصور المنتقدة لعبد الناصر واستخدامه عنوانها بطريقة سطحية في رأيه

ولكن دعونا نعود لأصل الجدال
المسرحية التي لم ترقَ إلى توفعاتي العالية

مأساتى فى الاحساس بأنى ، وبأن كلا منا يرى و يعتقد أنه واحد فقط
أن كل واحد منا له شخصيات متعددة بعدد الامكانيات التى تكمن فينا
فبالنسبة للبعض يكون كل منا شخصا واحدا
وبالنسبة للاخرين يكون شخصا مختلفا تماما
نحن دائما نتوهم أننا شخص واحد بالنسبة للجميع ، و ه
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Riku Sayuj
Dec 06, 2014 Riku Sayuj rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Riku by: Alan

Six Characters in Search of a Stage

Presents a comic (tragic?) and confusing cast of six enigmatic characters seeking an author who can put them inside a 'book'.

They need this badly, so that they can live where they are born to live -- on the stage, and away from this off-stage world of ordinary people, without 'drama' inborn in them. They stumble on a stage and almost manages to get a director to present their story too.

But in the end their play does not manage to get presented -- because how
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Alex
Nov 19, 2015 Alex rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: imaginary people
Recently, casually, a friend mentioned who he thinks I am. It was not at all who I think I am! Among other things, his version of me - inexplicably - is not a Viking. I'm pretty sure he was projecting there, but how would I know? Is there anyone less qualified to interpret me than me?

Pirandello's absurdist 1921 play is about how we create our own realities: how each of us choose to play a character, to such an extent that we sometimes sit outside ourselves, watching our characters act out their
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Nahed.E
Jan 19, 2016 Nahed.E rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: إيطالي

تبدأ المسرحية بباب المسرح الذي يُفتح فجأة .. وتظهر 6 شخصيات تتلفح بالسواد .. تطالب مخرج ما بأن يبحث لها عن مؤلف ليكتب قصتها !
فلقد وُجدت الشخصيات دون أن يكتبهم أحد .. !! وهم الأن في حاجة لمؤلف يُكمل كتابة قصتهم ويُنهي مأساتهم



فهم 6 شخصيات من عائلة واحدة .. قصتها مأساوية .. تبحث عن مؤلف يمنحها الحياة .. بأن يكتب قصتها .. وتمثلها العائلة علي المسرح .. !

فلقد وجدت هذه الشخصيات الست في الواقع دون أن يكتبهم مؤلف ، ولكي يستمروا في الحياة لابد لهم من مؤلف ليكتب قصتهم ويصيغها في مسرحية ، وإلا لن يظهروا عل
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Praj
Oct 08, 2013 Praj rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lp
They say I was born in June. The day, the year somehow ceases to exist. I live with my mother. She stares at the wall, singing songs unnoticing my existence in the house. Is this how being an orphan feels like? I used to work at Madame Pace’s dress shop. Only it wasn't a dress shop. It was a whore house where I used to entertain clients throughout the night. My mother was unaware of my earnings, but as if it mattered. Then, one day I fell in love. In fact, I fell in love with his eyes. The same ...more
Ahmad Sharabiani
Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore=Six Characters in Search of an Author, Luigi Pirandello
عنوان: شش شخصیت در جستجوی نویسنده : نمایشنامه در دو پرده؛ اثر: لوئیجی پیراندللو؛ مترجم: پری صابری؛ مشخصات نشر: تهران، قطره، 1384، در 88 ص؛ شابک: 9643415007؛ موضوع: نمایشنامه های نویسندگان ایتالیایی قرن 20 م
Reza Mardani
Nov 14, 2015 Reza Mardani rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
یک نمایشنامه بی نظیر، که حول یه موضوع مشخص نمی چرخه ولی درون مایه اصلیش پوچی دنیا و اون چیزیه که ما فکر می کنیم حقیقت و واقعیته
شخصیت ها بی نهایت خوبن و از اون یهتر طرز روایت داستانه که شخصیت ها هم تعریفش می کنن هم بازیش می کنن
پیراندلو خودش رو محدود به صحنه نمایش نمی کنه، از کل فضای سالن استفاده می کنه، حتی تماشاگر ها رو هم مسخره می کنه
وقتی فکرش رو می کنم که یه تماشاگر بخواد همچین تئاتری رو با این همه بازیگر ببینه و یهو وسط کار بدون اینکه پرده
بیفته یا اتفاقی بیفته بیست دقیقه همه بازیگرا بزارن بر
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Fil
È la più bella opera teatrale di tutta la storia? Potrebbe essere.
Da anni mi avevano consigliato di andarlo a vedere a teatro perché era un capolavoro. Ed io ho aspettato anni prima di cedere e leggerlo.

Dopo aver letto "L'uomo che guardava passare i treni", non ho più resistito ed ho letto questa opera. È stupenda.

Ormai sono di moda le opere ricorsive. Solo negli ultimi anni si sono visti molti libri che parlano di libri, come "L'ombra del vento" di Zafon, "La tredicesima storia" di Diane Setter
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Lubna ALajarmah
• قرأت مسرحية "6 شخصيات تبحث عن مؤلف" وهي من روائع المسرح الإيطالي .. لأن الرئيس المصري جمال عبد الناصر ذكرها في كتابه "فلسفة الثورة" .. وهذه القصة هي للشاعر الإيطالي الكبير (( لويدجي بيراندلو ))..

• وكتب عبد الناصر حين تذكر هذه القصة: "إن ظروف التاريخ مليئة بالأبطال الذين صنعوا لأنفسهم أدوار بطولة مجيدة قاموا بها في ظروف حاسمة على مسرحه.إن ظروف التاريخ أيضاً مليئة بأدوار البطولة المجيدة التي لم تجد بعد الأبطال الذين يقومون بها على مسرحه، ولست أدري لماذا يخيل لي دائماً إن في هذه المنطقة التي نعيش
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الناز ی
May 14, 2016 الناز ی rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
هرکدوم از ما بسته به تعداد موجودات درونی مون چند نفریم .. چند نفر... با بعضی ها این ادمیم ... با بعضی دیگه یه ادم کاملا دیگه ...در همه ی مواقع هم دچار این توهم ایم که برای همه یک جور واحد ایم...
Niloo Beygi
اولین کاری بود که از پیراندلو می خوندم. اونقدر خوب بود که نتونستم کتاب رو زمین بذارم و تا آخر خوندمش.
نمایشنامه ای ضدتئاتر یا به نوعی انعکاسی که انقدر با مرز بین خیال و واقعیت بازی می کنه که گاهی من مخاطب هم بهت زده می مونم که چی رو باور کنم. چی واقعا حقیقته و چی واقعا خیال؟ چیزی هست که اونا رو جدا کنه؟
پیراندلو مدام در مورد ذهنیت آدم ها به مسائل بحث می کنه و نشون می ده که از دیدگاه های متفاوت مسائل به گونه های مختلفی جلوه می کنن. از نظر شش شخصیت زندگی اونا واقعیته، حقیقته که نیازی به بازی کردن ند
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Sarah
Jul 06, 2016 Sarah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: plays, italian-lit
THE FATHER: [With dignity but not offended] A character, sir, may always ask a man who he is. Because a character has ready a life of his own, marked with his especial characteristics; for which reason he is always "somebody". But a man- I'm not speaking of you now- may very well be "nobody".

This is one of the most "meta" plays I've ever read, and that's saying something considering the oddball pieces of drama I've come across before. However, Six Characters manages to be unorthodox without bei
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Teresa
Feb 24, 2016 Teresa rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: n-italia, g-teatro
Neste livro estão reunidas duas peças de Pirandello.

Seis Personagens em Busca de um Autor
Nas primeiras páginas até achei piada mas, quando seis personagens, seis actores, um director, um ponto, e mais meia dúzia de criaturas começaram a rodopiar em palco, fizeram-me um nó na cabeça impossível de desatar…

Henrique IV
Depois de ler a anterior ainda me restou alguma esperança de apreciar esta peça mas, quando na terceira página li que foi inspirada na história de um rei alemão excomungado por um pap
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Sookie
Jan 22, 2016 Sookie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: plays, 2016
Six characters walk into a theater and ask for an author to 'dramatize' their story. What starts as an absurd interruption to an ongoing rehearsal, enters the realm of bizarre when the characters demand their story be played as they are characters and cannot play it themselves. A fairly complex narrative and a troublesome shifting of perspectives, the play is better seen than read.

Pirandello extends the philosophical argument of "everyone wears masks" by giving life to "fictional" characters. We
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Giuseppe
Abbiamo tutti dentro un mondo di cose; ciascuno un suo mondo di cose! E come possiamo intenderci, signore, se nelle parole ch'io dico metto il senso e il valore delle cose come sono dentro di me; mentre chi le ascolta, inevitabilmente le assume col senso e col valore che hanno per sè, del mondo com'egli l'ha dentro? Crediamo d'intenderci; non c'intendiamo mai!

Esiste la commedia degli equivoci, poi esiste l'equivoco della commedia. O del teatro in senso lato. O se vogliamo estendere il teatro a m
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Sheyda Heydari Shovir
شش شخصيت در جستجوي نويسنده نمايشنامه گويا كمدي لوييجي پيراندلوست. كل اين قضيه بحرف اومدن شخصيتهاي داستاني، اومدن بدنياي واقعي و احيانا كالبد يافتنشون متاسفانه هيچ تاثيري رو من نميذاره. نه تنها برام جالب نيست و چيزي بهم منتقل نميكنه بلكه بنظرم لوس بازي هم مياد. من ترجمه انگليسي اين نمايشنامه رو خوندم، شايد بخاطر همينه كه متوجه كمدي بودنش نشدم. اصلا تعجب كردم كه كمدي دونسته ميشه.
متوجهم كه سعي كرده يكم حرفهاي جدي بزنه و از تمايز حقيقت و واقعيت بگه و بقول خودش فلسفه بورزه، ولي اينها در ديالوگ مطرح
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Swetha
'Oh sir, you know well that life is full of infinite absurdities, which, strangely enough, do not even need to appear plausible, since they are true.'

As the title suggests, the storyline is loosely based on 6 characters who want to vocalize themselves to any author who would give life to them. They enter a rehearsal studio, where a play is unfolding and ask the Director to become their author. Even when the Director objects, they start to narrate their story and after he is intrigued, he accepts
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Roya
Feb 27, 2016 Roya rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Father: Oh, Sir, you know well that life is full of infinite absurdities, which, strangely enough, do not even need to appear plausible, since they are true.
Selim
Jan 22, 2013 Selim rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
This is by far THE best play I have ever read (not that I have read too many to compare it with, but I did plow through a dozen of classical plays -mainly initially written and performed in French- in high school and I still remember, very vividly, how boring and barely engaging they were).

This play is relatively fast and short; the style is not flowery, either. However, despite its fast paced style and succinctness, it is guaranteed to keep the readers cogitating while, and after, reading it.
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Borum
Jan 26, 2016 Borum rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A while back, when I made an attempt at creative writing, all the characters in my story seemed to be full of possibilities at first, and then became more and more willful and awry as the story progressed. I blamed this on my lack of foreplanning and writing experience, and usually just abandoned my creations that turned out like the unanticipated Frankenstein.

I got a similar feeling when I was acting or directing in our college drama club. At first reading, I'm clueless to what's facing me but
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Seemita
Characteristically Tall

“Oh sir, you know well that life is full of infinite absurdities, which, strangely enough, do not even need to appear plausible, since they are true.”

Absurdity? Lunacy? Whimsicality? Perhaps all this and well, all this not!

This delightful play has a rather unique premise. A set of theatre actors are about to rehearse a play when six “characters” come unannounced and demand that their story be told. They express their utter condescension on being orphaned by their “Author
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Dhanaraj Rajan
It is an interesting concept and creatively executed to its finesse by Luigi Pirandello.

It is a play in which six abandoned characters (apparently abandoned by another author in the midst of the creative process) go in search of an author to get a LIFE/to become REAL. In their search they come across a drama troupe that is ready to do a rehearsal for a play. The encounter between the characters and the actors form the rest of the play.

Obviously it is a play in which the drama critic of Pirandel
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Ganya Ivolgin
Aug 01, 2012 Ganya Ivolgin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

تتميز هذه المسرحية لبيراندللو في أنها تعطي صورة للمدرسة التكعيبية ( بيكاسو نموذجا في فن الرسم ) عموما والمسرح خصوصا ..
يقدم بيراندللو مسرحيته بمنظور غير تقليدي ومركب عبارة عن مسرحية ضمن مسرحية فنرى خلطا فيما يعتبر مشاهد حقيقية ومشاهد تمثيلية حيث تدخل ست شخصيات لا أسماﺀ لها متمثلة في أب و أم وأولادهما لبروفة مسرحية أخرى لبيراندللو ويطلبون من المخرج أن يسمح لهم بتمثيل حياتهم معللين بأن المؤلف كتبهم كفكرة من دون نص .. ثم يصطدم آداﺀهم بآراﺀ الممثلين الساخره عموما لما يشاهدونه من محاولات أفراد العائل
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Trisha
Sep 16, 2010 Trisha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this satirical, twisting look at theatre and the nature of reality. The characters each have competing views of the reality of their drama, just as people in real life have differing views of the same event. The play-within-a-play staging sets up a self-referentiality that I found at once thought-provoking and hilarious. A wonderful play that I highly recommend.
Cristina - Athenae Noctua
Che cosa succederebbe se d'improvviso un autore abbandonasse i suoi personaggi, lasciandoli vagare per il mondo senza aver assegnato loro una storia completa? A questo interrogativo cerca di rispondere Luigi Pirandello con il dramma metateatrale per eccellenza.
http://athenaenoctua2013.blogspot.it/...
Amy
Mar 19, 2009 Amy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: plays, books-i-own
I think that this play has the best example of how creativity works. There are ideas (or characters) that seems to come from nowhere and demand to be recognized. I loved this play.
Logan LeDuc
It was....confusing. Definitely one of the more bizarre pieces read for my Modern Western lit course.
Marcia Letaw
While I was supposed to be reading The Fish Can Sing, I snuck off into a different room of my house or brain as the case may be and took up with Luigi Pirandello's kick ass play: Six Characters in Search of an Author. Now having just finished, that same brain I just mentioned is in highly active mode having been exposed to such marvelously inspiring philosophical discussion in the guise of comedy. Here I shall treat you with a quote or two to get across just what you who venture across the thres ...more
§--
Jan 10, 2013 §-- rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: plays
But for the random, Chekhovian ending, a clever metaplay. Six characters show up at a rehearsal for a different, fictional Pirandello play ("The Game As He Played It," the title of which refers to this play we're watching, since, as one of the characters says, "acting is a game"). The characters demand that since their story is worth telling, worth putting on stage, the director ought to stage it. The characters and the actors quarrel over how to do so, the characters preferring accuracy, faithf ...more
Poornima
This is an interesting play written in three acts. The entire proceedings take place at a theatre where an acting company have got together to rehearse a play by Pirandello. As is usually the case, this is by-the-book rehearsal when they are interrupted by the arrival of six Characters. These six Characters, you see, are in search of an author because the author who created them was not able to put them on stage. They convince the manager for opportunity to try out their drama. What follows is t ...more
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“Life is full of strange absurdities, which, strangely enough, do not even need to appear plausible, since they are true.” 994 likes
“THE FATHER: But don't you see that the whole trouble lies here? In words, words. Each one of us has within him a whole world of things, each man of us his own special world. And how can we ever come to an understanding if I put in the words I utter the sense and value of things as I see them; while you who listen to me must inevitably translate them according to the conception of things each one of you has within himself. We think we understand each other, but we never really do.” 71 likes
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