Luigi Pirandello, Si gira [Shoot! The Notebooks of Serafino Gubbio, Cinematograph Operator ]

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The sixth of Luigi Pirandello’s seven novels, Shoot! The Notebooks of Serafino Gubbio, Cinematograph Operator (I quaderni di Serafino Gubbio operatore), was published in 1925, after it originally appeared as Shoot! (Si gira…) in 1915 in the literary journal Nuova Antologia. The two versions present slight differences in style more than in content, with minor cuts and additions that do not alter the plot. The changes Pirandello made in the two editions are detailed in the footnotes to the Meridiani edition of his novels edited by Giovanni Macchia in collaboration with Mario Costanzo, which are now collected in the second volume of Tutti i romanzi (see bibliography). However, the major revision in the 1925 edition was the inclusion of sub-headings dividing the novel into the seven…

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Citation: Sarti, Lisa. "Si gira". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 04 April 2017 [, accessed 04 December 2023.]

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