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Jacob calls my "Mies Julie" review adolescent

“I read your review of Mies Julie,” said Jacob holding a spoonful of canned corn. “Your word choice surprised me.” Was that a compliment?  Jacob was eating his most eccentric breakfast: cold canned corn with a side of buttered matzah. 658 more words

Anna Karenina

c i r c e : the black cut ~ keywords + call

“[...] an impression is born; the idea that this condition can and should be corrected; and that the shackles with which man has himself been tightened to, … 759 more words


Miss Julie, August Strindberg, review.

On the 17th July Dennis Noonan’s adaptation of Miss Julie, written by August Strindberg and performed by the UK Touring Theatre took place at the New Woolsey Theatre, Ipswich. 286 more words


Theatre review: A sexy, bloody, explosive South African Mies Julie

Sex and race remain a volatile mix in post-apartheid South Africa. Throw in issues of class, politics, history, family and land ownership. Bring to a boil in the intimate confines of The Cultch, and the potent theatrical chemistry of Mies Julie threatens to blow the roof off the place. 813 more words


The White Mountain, by August Strindberg

While best known for his socially critical stories and plays, August Strindberg also had a keen sense of history. For my money, this set of seemingly minor but chilly vignettes from the Thirty Years War (drawn from his… 122 more words


Phoenix, by August Strindberg

August Strindberg was married three times, and these experiences – combined with his various other encounters with women, married or otherwise, over the decades – provided him with enough material for an entire literary career. 56 more words