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Plays By August Strindberg

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August Strindberg was a 19th century Swedish playwright and painter. He was one of the father's of the modern theater. His work falls into the Naturalism and Expressionism literary movements. One of the main objects of Creditor is to reveal Tekla's indebtedness first to one and then to the other of the men, while all the time she is posing as a person of original gifts. Th ...more
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Published by Duckworth And Co. (first published August 1st 1976)
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Richard Crookes

I read one reviewer who said Strindberg turns you inside out. Very true. Both Countess Julie and The Father are wonderfully drawn pictures of some of the conflicts between the sexes. Of course it doesn't have to be like this.
Really enjoyed The Father and Countess Julie, not so sure about The Outlaw and The Stronger but still worth a read, and I will definitely try to see some of his plays performed.
Aha, this is actually the exact copy I read when I gave it the once over in English.
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Johan August Strindberg was a Swedish writer, playwright, and painter. Along with Henrik Ibsen, Søren Kierkegaard, Selma Lagerlöf and Hans Christian Andersen he is arguably the most influential and famous of all Scandinavian authors. Strindberg is known as one of the fathers of modern theatre. His work falls into two major literary movements, Naturalism and Expressionism. He is widely read in Swed ...more
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