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Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore

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«Chi ha la ventura di nascere
personaggio vivo può ridersi
anche della morte. Morrà l'uomo,
lo scrittore, strumento della creazione;
la creatura non muore più!»
– LUIGI PIRANDELLO (1867 - 1936)

Premio Nobel nel 1934, tradotto in tutto il mondo, Pirandello è autore capitale della letteratura, non solo italiana, del Novecento, di cui ha rispecchiato, in modo tormentato e genia
Paperback, Pillole BUR, 144 pages
Published January 10th 2007 by BUR Biblioteca Univ. Rizzoli (first published March 9th 1921)
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"When a character is born, he acquires at once such an independence, even of his own author, that he can be imagined by everybody even in many other situations where the author never dreamed of placing him; and so he acquires for himself a meaning which the author never thought of giving him."

This is true for almost all of my favourite books. I often disagree with the initial thoughts the authors had when they created their stories, as I form my own distinctive ideas about the characters while r
Huda Yahya
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 هذ
Riku Sayuj
Oct 03, 2011 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
Ahmad Sharabiani
Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore=Six Characters in Search of an Author, Luigi Pirandello
عنوانها: شش شخصیت در جستجوی نویسنده؛ شش شخصیت در جستجوی مولف؛ شش شخصیت در پی بازی نویس؛ اثر: لوئیجی پیراندللو؛ تاریخ نخستین خوانش: یازدهم ژوئن سال 2000 میلادی
عنوان: شش شخصیت در جستجوی نویسنده : نمایشنامه در دو پرده؛ اثر: لوئیجی پیراندللو؛ مترجم: حسن ملکی؛ تهران، تجربه، 1378، در 127 ص؛ شابک: ایکس - 964648171؛ چاپ دوم 1380؛ موضوع: نمایشنامه های نویسندگان ایتالیایی قرن 20 م
عنوان: شش شخصیت در جستجوی مولف (نمایشنا
Apr 03, 2012 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
May 08, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor, fiction, italy, play
This made for a whimsical and thought provoking “read” by LibriVox audiobook. A family of six wanders into a theater where a director and cast are rehearsing a play by Pirandello (in which they complain “nobody understands anything, and where the author plays the fool with us all”). The Father and Mother (names unspecified) explain they and their children are Characters in the middle of a drama that is in sore need of an author to make it real and bring some resolution to their story. Though the ...more
Oct 08, 2013 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
Dec 05, 2014 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
Jul 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Who is Luigi Pirandello?

A twentieth century writer from Sicily.

A Noble Prize winner.

I had never heard of him.

This play, ‘Six characters in search of an Author’ is just great.

Pirandello wrote this apparition, an invention without oxygen, atop Mt. Etna, or so it seems. Like life, it is completely absurd. More cannot be packed into so few pages. I am still shaking my head.

A pinch of tragedy, doses of satire, an undercurrent of philosophy throughout, complex and detailed actors and their exchanges,
Reza Mardani
Nov 14, 2015 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
Jul 02, 2016 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
الناز ی
May 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
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...
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 Sette
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
Fatemeh 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
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
Ali Heidari
Jul 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
كارگردان و بازيگرانش در حال تمرين صحنه هاي تئاتر روي صحنه هستند كه ناگهان سر و كله ي 6 نفر پيدا مي شوند اين 6 نفر ادعا مي كنند شخصيت هاي ذهني نويسنده اي هستند كه آنها را تا حدود زيادي پديد آورده ولي نهايتا داستانشان را ننوشته ، آنها مي خواهند صحنه هاي زندگي خود را بازي كنند تا كسي داستانشان را بنويسد و اجرا كند .

يك نمايش نامه از پيراندلو كه در يك پرده اجرا مي شه . قشنگ بود خوشم اومد مبحثش جديد و جالب بود چيز تازه اي را مي گفت و حتي وقتي به اين اشاره مي كرد كه شما ادماي واقعي متغيريد ولي ما هميشه
Jan 19, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: translated, 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
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
'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
Jan 24, 2014 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.
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
Jan 18, 2013 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.
Jan 25, 2016 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
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
Ganya Ivolgin
May 17, 2012 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
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.
Sep 12, 2010 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.
Dec 11, 2008 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.
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Luigi Pirandello (Italian: [luˈiːdʒi piranˈdɛllo]; Agrigento 28 June 1867 – Rome 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays. He was awarded the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his almost magical power to turn psychological analysis into good theatre. Pirandello's works include novels, hundreds of short stories, ...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.” 1043 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.” 85 likes
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