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dc.contributor.advisorMenta, Ed, 1955-
dc.contributor.authorKostielney, Elizabeth
dc.descriptioniii, 57 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe author discusses the tension between truth and illusion in theater. Beginning with the 1921 Absurdist play, Six Characters in Search of an Author by Pirandello, she traces these themes through three influential television comedies: I Love Lucy, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and Seinfeld.en_US
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dc.titleReality and Illusion : The Continuing Quest for Truth from Pirandellian Theatre to Television Situation Comediesen_US
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