PSA Recent Issues

PSA Vol. XXVIII (2015)

Michael Subialka – Editor’s Note 5-9
Elisa Segnini – Encounters and Blind Spots: Pirandello, Evreinov, and Brecht 11-36
Sylvia Hakopian – Transforming Identity: Self and Persona in Luigi Pirandello’s Il fu Mattia Pascal 39-66
Agnès Dengreville – The Crisis of Signs and Representation in Luigi Pirandello’s Trilogy 69-93
Marialaura Simeone – A Bat Times Two: Il pipistrello, Luigi and Stefano Pirandello’s Cinematic Project, from Stage to Urban Scene 95-114

PERFORMANCE NOTE AND EXHIBITION REVIEW
Anna Gordon – Director’s Note: Staging ‘Mirror-Structures’ in Six Characters in Search of an Author 117-129
Matthew Mild – Doubt and Distancing from Frames to Shapes: Fausto Pirandello’s Eclectic Paintings Exhibited in London (Estorick Collection, July 8 – September 6, 2015) 131-133

BOOK REVIEW
Lisa Sarti – Carlo Di Lieto. Luigi Pirandello pittore. Venice: Marsilio, 2012. 135-139

CREATIVE WORK
Luciana Grifi, translated by Daniela Bini. Dialogo immaginario tra Luigi Pirandello e il figlio Fausto / Imaginary Dialogue between Luigi Pirandello and His Son Fausto 140-162

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PSA Vol. XXVII (2014)

Michael Subialka – Editor’s Note 7-11
Elisa Segnini – “Continental Air”: Performing Identity in “Leonora, addio!,” L’aria del continente, and Questa sera si recita a soggetto 13-43
Paolo Campolonghi – La canzone dell’amore: Adapting Pirandello to Fascist Propaganda 45-61
Alessia Palanti – Scripting “il cielo di carta”: The Men behind the Curtain in Paolo and Vittorio Taviani’s Cesare deve morire 63-81
Laura A. Lucci – Pirandello’s Humor and the Intersections of Translation and Dramaturgy 83-99
Anne-Marie Creamer with Lesley G. Sullivan – Pirandello’s Unrealized Film, Treatment for Six Characters: An Interview with Film Director and Artist Anne-Marie Creamer 101-115

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
Anna Santucci – Tonight We Improvise in Providence, Translated and Directed by Rebecca Maxfield 117-122
Thomas Graff – Reality Theater: Staging Film in the University of Notre Dame’s Six Characters in Search of an Author 125-128
Suzanne Epstein – Six Characters in Brooklyn 131-133
Krysta Dennis – Mattia Pascal: The Man Who Lived – A Multi-vocal Exploration of Pirandello’s Anti-novel 135-139

BOOK REVIEWS
Lisa Sarti – Alessandra Sorrentino. Luigi Pirandello e l’altro. Una lettura critica postcoloniale [Luigi Pirandello and the Other. A Postcolonial Reading]. Rome: Carocci Editore, 2013. 141-145
Michael Subialka – Michael Rössner and Alessandra Sorrentino, eds. Pirandello e la traduzione culturale [Pirandello and Cultural Translation]. Rome: Carocci Editore, 2012. 147-150

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PSA Vol. XXVI (2013)

Editor’s Note 7-10
Nicoletta Pireddu – Anthropology on Screen: Luigi Pirandello, Virginia Woolf 13-31
Enza De Francisci – A Different Leone: From Memmo to Leone 33-48
Joseph Luzzi – Sister Arguments: Pirandello’s “Shoot!” and the Birth of Film 51-69
Michael Subialka – Pirandello’s Mother: Feminine Perception and Double Vision 71-95
Miriam Aloisio and Michael Subialka – “A Conversation with My Mother”: Translation of Luigi Pirandello’s “Colloquii coi personaggi” 97-107
Tanya Ronder – Pirandello and Liolà: Son of Chaos 109-113

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
Jane House – Liolà at the National Theatre, London 115-120
Stefano Boselli – S16 – Luna Nera by Pioneers Go East Collective: An Interview with Artistic Director Gian Marco Lo Forte 123-129
Samantha Costanzo Burrier – A Giant Success: A Staged Reading of The Giants of the Mountain 131-137
Carlo Giuliano – (Un)–Just Like That–Pirandello’s Brush With America’s Scalding Pot 139-144

BOOK REVIEW
Chiara Mariani. Umberto Mariani. La donna in Pirandello. L’estrema vittima. Caltanissetta-Roma: Salvatore Sciascia Editore, 2012. 147-150

PLAY SCRIPT
Mimi Gisolfi D’Aponte – Homeland Security 153-165

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PSA Vol. XXV (2012)

Stefano Boselli and Samantha Costanzo, Editors’ Note 5-7
Bonnie Marranca – Pirandello: A Work in Progress 9-34
Jana O’Keefe Bazzoni – Adolf Lantz and Saul C. Colin: Pirandello’s Collaborators for a Film Version of Six Characters in Search of an Author 37-48
Jana O’Keefe Bazzoni (trans.) – The Prologue to a Screen Adaptation of Six Characters 51-54
Marie Bridget Dundon, Julia Goldstein, Hillary Miller – Pirandello in One Act: A Festival at The Players 57-69

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
Michael Subialka – Six Characters, Alive on the Chicago Stage 71-75
Susan Tenneriello – Dancing Pirandello: David Gordon’s Beginning Of The End Of The . . . 77-81

BOOK REVIEW
Stefano Boselli – Luigi Pirandello. Pirandello’s Theatre of Living Masks: New Translations of Six Major Plays. Translated by Umberto Mariani and Alice Gladstone Mariani. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. 83-88

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PSA Vol. XXIV (2011)

Susan Tenneriello – Editor’s Note 5-7
Society News 9
In Memoriam 11-12
Lisa Sarti – “Pirandello, O’Neill, and the Mediation of Race: A Musical Comedy for Broadway” 15-41
Stefano Boselli – “Clothes (Don’t) Make the (Wo)Man: Costume as Mask and Identity in Enrico IV and Nostra Dea” 43-62
Jane House – Aquila Theatre’s Production of Six Characters in Search of an Author and Interview with Director Desiree Sanchez 65-73

EVENTS
Mimi Gisolfi D’Aponte – On Chaos in Abu Dhabi: Working Through Pirandello 75-81

IN PERFORMANCE
Pietro Frassica and Mimi Gisolfi D’Aponte – “Letter Dialog” of Luigi Pirandello and Marta Abba Adapted from Pietro Frassica’s Her Maestro’s Echo: Pirandello and the Actress who Conquered Broadway in One Evening 83-91

 

PSA Vol. XXIII (2010)

Susan Tenneriello – Editor’s Note 5-6
Stefano Boselli – The Pirandello Society’s website at www.pirandellosociety.org 7-9
Michael Subialka – Vital Theater: Pirandello, Marinetti, and Lebenphilosophie 11-41
Samantha Costanzo – Pirandello, Theosophy and the Tantalus Syndrome 43-69
Nadine Wassef – Garibaldi and Sicily in Pirandello’s L’esclusa 71–85

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
Henry IV, Classic Stage Company, November 2009 (Meghan Duffy) 87-88
Staging Her Maestro’s Echo: An Evening with Pietro Frassica’s Latest Book (Lisa Sarti) 89-91

BOOK REVIEWS
Her Maestro’s Echo: Pirandello and the Actress Who Conquered Broadway in one Evening by Pietro Frassica (Jane House) 93-95

PSA Vol. XXII (2009)

Antonio Illiano, trans. – Pirandello’s L’Umorismo, Part I: “The Word Humor” 11-19
Umberto Mariani – Pirandello and the Integrity of the Created Text 21-29
Susan Tenneriello – Pirandellian Specters in Contemporary Practice: Six Characters in Search of an Author, Interactive Media, and Performance 31-40
James Troiano – Pirandellism and Social Satire in Ferretti’s Farsa de las farsas 43-54
PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
Janice Capuana – The Pirandello Effect 57-58
Frank Rosengarten – A Workmanlike Reading of Pirandello’s Right You Are! (If You Think You Are) 61-63
Kathryn Wylie-Marques – Marta Abba and Pirandello 65-69

BOOK REVIEWS
Living Masks: The Achievement of Pirandello by Umberto Mariani 71-73 (Stefano Giannini)
Stages of Struggle by John Louis DiCaetani 75-78 (Elizabeth Coen)

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PSA Vol. XXI (2008)

Florin Berindeanu – How Form and Content Contain Laughter
Umberto Mariani – The Ethical Essence of “Umorismo”
Paola Casella – L’umorismo and Female Portraits: Between Theory and Fiction
Michael Syrimis – The Humoristic Lens in Pirandello’s Si gira
Lidia Ciccone – On Humor strategies in It is so! (If you think so)
James Nikopoulos – Complexities of the Mask, Enrico IV & J.Alfred Prufrock

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
Kurt Taroff – Six Characters Lost in a Rewrite

BOOK REVIEWS
Franco Zangrilli, Pirandello: Presenza varia e perenne (Stefano Giannini)
Joseph Farrell and Paolo Puppa eds. History of Italian Theatre, Cambridge University Press (Marvin Carlson)

 

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PSA Vol XVIII (2005)

Featuring articles by Rosemarie La Valva, Kurt Taroff, Marella Feltrin-Morris, Giuseppe Faustini, James Troiano, Alfonso D’Emilio, Mimi Gisolfi D’Aponte, Roger W. Oliver.


PSA Vol XVII (2004) SPECIAL TOPIC ISSUE -Il fu Mattia Pascal

The Pirandello Society Annual, PSA announces the publication of a special topic issue devoted to Pirandello’s 1904 novel, Il fu Mattia Pascal, and related works, including film and stage adaptations.
PSA Volume XVII, 2004:  Featuring Photo Essays and articles by Daniela Bini, Dominique Budor, Vincenzo Caruso, Daniela Castelli, Enzo Lauretta, Massimo Lollini, Umberto Mariani, Carmela Scala, Alessandro Tinterri.

PSA Volume XVI, 2003

Umberto Mariani – On the Alleged Misogny of Luigi Pirandello
Giovanni R. Bussino – Pirandello’s The New Colony:  Its Various Forms and Marta Abba
Angela Belli – Luigi Pirandello’s Greek Heroines: Diana and Tuda
Jana O’Keefe Bazzoni – Watchers, Puppet Masters and Testifiers: the io epico Character in Pirandello, Marinetti and I Grotteschi
Kathryn Wylie-Marques – Pirandellian Influences in Joao Pedro de Andrade’s Continuacao da Comedia

Special Section:

Jane House – Pirandello’s Youthful Passion: Writing for the Theatre
Pirandello’s Why? – Translated by Jane House

Theatre and Book Reviews

Marvin Carlson The Fin-de-Siecle Italian Stage (Review by Beate Hein Bennett)

Pirandello at NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo (Mimi Gisolfi D’Aponte)
Zeffirelli’s London Production of Così è (se vi pare) (John Louis DiGaetani)
Mariani’s La creazione del vero: Il maggior teatro di Pirandello (Andrea Guiati)
Her Husband, translation by Martha King and Mary Ann Frese Witt (Rose Fichera McAloon)