Had Luigi Pirandello survived into the twenty-first century, he would have been flattered by the enduring global success of his work. In 2017, during the 150th anniversary of Pirandello’s birth, his legacy was celebrated across the world. Conferences were organized in Europe, Africa, Brazil, and North America, accompanied by films, keynote addresses, workshops, special editions of peer-reviewed journals, and scholarly publications. Spearheaded by the Europäisches Pirandello Zentrum in Munich, these global initiatives composed the Pirandello International 2017 (http://pirandello.eu/international2017/).
Evident during this twelve-month series of tributes to Italy’s most prominent modernist was the urge not only to celebrate the vitality of Pirandello’s thought in contemporary
Citation: Sarti, Lisa. "Recent International Reception of Pirandello's Works and Thought". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 04 October 2018 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19485, accessed 03 December 2023.]