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“The Dance of Death” at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

Conor McPherson’s adaptation of August Strindberg’s The Dance of Death is a bitter, superbly black comedy, which is said to have inspired such Twentieth Century playwrights as Eugene O’Neill, Jean Paul Sartre, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and most notably, Edward Albee, whose now classic play… 738 more words

For poets (& others) to watch when they take themselves too seriously

August Strindburg– We Waves

WE, we waves,
That are rocking the winds
To rest–
Green cradles, we waves!

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Review: Miss Julie

Miss Julie by August Strindberg

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Book Review

Miss Julie is one of the more naturalistic pieces that I have ever seen. 577 more words

Book Reviews

Review: Miss Julie by August Strindberg

(this review will contain spoilers for the entire play)

As a woman, as a feminist and as a believer in equality it truly pains me to have to admit I find some of the themes from this play still in existence today. 881 more words


Red Magazine's top ten list of Scandinavian must-reads

Author Hélene Fermont drew our attention to her article in Red magazine about Scandinavian books beyond crime fiction.

Hélene’s list includes August Strindberg’s novel of 1887, … 150 more words

Review: A Dream Play by August Strindberg

(I read the Swedish version of the drama, the other cover is the English version with Caryl Churchills interpretation)

I haven´t read anything by August Strindberg before, but growing up in Sweden it´s completely impossible not being raised into knowing and believing he is one of the greatest authors coming from this long, northern country of ours. 937 more words


'Under the Glacier' by Halldór Kiljan Laxness

Welcome to another day of the Easter Quote Week… Enjoy!

On the 23rd of April 1902, Halldór Kiljan Laxness was born in  Reykjavík, Iceland. The only Icelandic Nobel laureate in literature (1955), Laxness was a prolific writer of poetry, novels, short stories, plays, articles and travelogues. 760 more words