I Vecchi e i giovani

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historical Novel

Luigi Pirandello (1867—1936) Italian dramatist and novelist



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Pessimistic historical novel by Pirandello, depicting individual and collective failures in both the older and younger generations, while charting the history of Sicily in the 1890s. It challenges late 19th-c. values, and conventional interpretations of post-Unification history.


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