Plays 3: Master Olof / Creditors / To Damascus (Part I)
The third volume in the series of authoritative Methuen editions of Strindberg's Collected Plays This volume brings together Strindberg's first great play, Master Olof (1872): 'Michael Meyer's agile translation of a flawed idealist who shrinks from the logic of his own actions and puts compromise before martyrdom' (Guardian); Creditors (1888), portraying a marriage chillin...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 10th 1991 by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
(first published January 1st 1955)
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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...moreMore about August Strindberg...