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Review: August Strindberg's Miss Julie and Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy, Minerva theatre, Chichester

It’s well-known Black Comedy starts in complete darkness but in the double bill at the Minerva theatre in Chichester, so does August Strindberg‘s Miss Julie. A couple of seconds of pitch black until a match strikes and an oil lamp is lit. 946 more words


Poetry at The Post-Traveling East: The Poetic Edda

The Poetic Edda, as translated by Carolyne Larrington

New-moon and Dark-of moon, North and South
East and West, Master Thief, Delayer,
Bivor, Bavor, Bombur, and Nori,
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#32: Fröken Julie by August Strindberg (Katarina)

Fröken Julie (Miss Julie) (1888) is a naturalistic play by Swedish playwright and author August Strindberg. It is set during Midsummer’s Eve and focuses on a Swedish count’s daughter, Julie, and the servants, Jean and Christine. 242 more words