Plays: The Father, Countess Julie, The Outlaw, The Stronger

Plays: The Father, Countess Julie, The Outlaw, The Stronger

by August Strindberg
     
 

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The Father, Countess Julie, The Outlaw, The Stronger

By August Strindberg

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Johan August Strindberg; 22 January 1849 - 14 May 1912) was a Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter. A prolific writer who often drew directly on his personal experience, Strindberg's career spanned four decades, during which time he wrote

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The Father, Countess Julie, The Outlaw, The Stronger

By August Strindberg

Brand New Edition

Johan August Strindberg; 22 January 1849 - 14 May 1912) was a Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter. A prolific writer who often drew directly on his personal experience, Strindberg's career spanned four decades, during which time he wrote over 60 plays and more than 30 works of fiction, autobiography, history, cultural analysis, and politics. A bold experimenter and iconoclast throughout, he explored a wide range of dramatic methods and purposes, from naturalistic tragedy, monodrama, and history plays, to his anticipations of expressionist and surrealist dramatic techniques. From his earliest work, Strindberg developed forms of dramatic action, language, and visual composition so innovative that many were to become technically possible to stage only with the advent of film. He is considered the "father" of modern Swedish literature and his The Red Room (1879) has frequently been described as the first modern Swedish novel.

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ISBN-13:
2940000775349
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
02/01/2009
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Format:
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