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Selected Plays, Volume II

Selected Plays, Volume II - 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0816679744

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ISBN13: 978-0816679744
ISBN10: 0816679746
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Published: 2012
International: No

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Selected Plays, Volume II - 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0816679744

August Strindberg

ISBN13: 978-0816679744
ISBN10: 0816679746
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

This second volume of the great Swedish writer August Strindberg's plays begins with To Damascus I (1898), the first of a trilogy. It mirrors his own departure from the naturalism he had explored in several of his earlier works, as he set forth on a spiritual odyssey. Crimes and Crimes (1899), from the beginning of his symbolist mode, is a lighter take on the themes in To Damascus I . The first of a two-part play, Dance of Death I (1900) depicts a dysfunctional marriage. A Dream Play (1901), which is one of Strindberg's most influential, shows reality converted into a dream; many critics consider it his greatest play. In 1907, Strindberg founded the Intimate Theater in Stockholm; The Ghost Sonata (1907) and The Pelican (1907), which were written for its opening, are two examples of a chamber play, a genre that Strindberg helped to originate.

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