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A chronicle of madness? One, No One, and One Hundred Thousand by Luigi Pirandello – roughghostsThank you for interesting in our services. We are a non-profit group that run this website to share documents. We need your help to maintenance this website. Please help us to share our service with your friends. Share Embed Donate. Topographically speaking, the length, width, and number of windows are the same for everyone; and the same the year, the month and the day in which I was borne […] does result from this that all of you make the same impressions and ideas about me and my house? You, who live in a cottage, find my house a palace; you, the one with awful taste, you will find it vulgar and indecent […] each of you will judge jud ge it according to your reality Pirandello,
One, no one, and one hundred thousand
To be born is a fact. Time, space: necessity. Fate, fortune, chance: all snares of life. You want to be, eh? The being must be trapped in a form, and for some time it has to stay in it, here or there, this way or that.
At first he only notices small differences in how he sees himself and how others do; but his self-examination quickly becomes relentless, dizzying, leading to often darkly comic results as Vitangelo decides that he must demolish that version of himself that others see. It arrives at the most extreme conclusions, the farthest consequences. The terrible honesty of the novel and of its protagonist has, with time, become all the more desirable and impelling. Vitangelo has been vindicated. Luigi Pirandello — was an Italian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. His best-known works include the novel The Late Mattia Pascal , in which the narrator one day discovers that he has been declared dead, as well as the groundbreaking plays Six Characters in Search of an Author and Henry IV , which prefigured the Theater of the Absurd.