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Strindberg reader

August Strindberg

Strindberg reader

a selection of writings of AugustStrindberg

by August Strindberg

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Published by Phaedra Inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled, translated and edited by Arvid Paulson.
ContributionsStrindberg, August, 1849-1912., Paulson, Arvid.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20312301M

  Alchemy, schizophrenia, witchcraft, and religious fanaticism, all leavened with a knowing wink of humor, Inferno, by Swedish author August Strindberg is an early example of the “unreliable narrator” literary device, in which the reader learns that the storyteller is seeing things from a distorted is also deliciously macabre, if you like that sort of thing. This is a fully edited translation of a series of essays by the great Swedish dramatist August Strindberg. The essays, edited and translated by Michael Robinson, have been selected for the light they shed, both directly and indirectly, on Strindberg's contribution to the European theatre, firstly in such masterpieces of psychological realism as The Father and Miss Julie, and subsequently in Cited by: 2.

August STRINDBERG ( - ), translated by Edith OLAND (-) and Warner OLAND ( - ) The Father is a naturalistic drama by Swedish playwright August Strindberg. The central conflict is between the Captain and his wife Laura about their daughter Bertha's future. The Ghost Sonata is a key text in the development of modernist drama and a vivid example of a chamber play. In it, Strindberg creates a world in which ghosts walk in bright daylight, a beautiful woman is transformed into a mummy and lives in the closet, and the household cook sucks all the nourishment out of the food before she serves it to her.

COUNTESS JULIE A Tragedy in I Act. THE OUTLAW A play in I Act. THE STRONGER An Episode in I Scene. PUBLISHER'S NOTE. Since the accompanying biographical note, which aims solely at outlining the principal events of Strindberg's life up to , was put in type, the news of his death from cancer, at Stockholm on , has been reported.   The Strindberg reader: a selection of writings of AugustStrindberg Accessible book, Translations into English, Drama, August Strindberg (), William Shakespeare (), Gustaf I Vasa King of Sweden ().


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A prolific writer who often drew directly on his personal experience, Strindberg's career spanned four decades, during which time he wrote over sixty plays and more than thirty works of fiction Born: Johan August Strindberg, 22 January.

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