A collection of essays on the highly colourful life and work of August Strindberg – dramatist, novelist, autobiographer and painter.
Table of Contents
Chronology; List of Strindberg's works in Swedish and English; Part I. The Biographical and Cultural Context; 1. August Strindberg: the art and science of self-dramatization LINDA HAVERTY RUGG; 2. Strindberg and the woman question MARGARETHA FAHLGREN; Part II. The Works: 3. Learning to speak: Strindberg and the novel ULF OLSSON; 4. The Son of a Servant and the autobiographical fictions PER STOUNBJERG; 5. Miss Julie, naturalism, 'The Battle of the Brains', and sexual desire ROSS SHIDELER; 6. Strindberg and comedy HANS-GÖRAN EKMAN; 7. Crisis and change: Strindberg the unconscious modernist GÖRAN STOCKENSTRÖM; 8. A modernist dramaturgy: A Dream Play and The Dance of Death ESZTER SALCZER; 9. The chamber plays LYNN R. WILKINSON; 10. The history plays MATTHEW H. WIKANDER; Part III. Performance and Legacy: 11. Strindberg in the theatre FREDERICK AND LISE-LONE MARKER; 12. Bergman's Strindberg EGIL TÖRNQVIST; 13. Strindberg and modern drama: some lines of influence FREDDIE ROKEM; Bibliography.
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