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Eis-me aqui

“Tendo chegado ao meio do caminho da minha vida, sentei-me a repousar e refletir. Havia obtido tudo o que audaciosamente desejara e sonhara. Saciado de vergonha e de honra, de alegria e de sofrimento, perguntei-me: E daí?” 6 more words



And yet those trivial matters were not without significance in life, because life consists of trivial matters.


Movie Quote of the Day - Miss Julie, 2014 (dir. Liv Ullmann)

Miss Julie: Are you ever afraid to hear that you’re no longer wanted? That you don’t belong?
John: I shared a bed with my little brother, and one morning, when I was eight, I woke up and found him dead beside me.

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Movie Quote Of The Day

Sue Prideaux: August Strindberg biography

“Sue Prideaux opens her biography of playwright August Strindberg with the Strindberg family arriving in Copenhagen during a lengthy period of self-imposed exile from Sweden. Strindberg, in search of accommodation, had been directed to the local castle by a gypsy. 164 more words

Book Review

'This Music Crept By Me': Sibelius's Incidental Music

My latest publication is now available in the July edition of Sibelius One, entitled ‘”This Music Crept By Me”: Sibelius’s Incidental Music’. The article argues that Sibelius’s incidental music forms an integral part of his compositional output, and is crucial to understanding his artistic allegiances and aesthetic sympathies. 432 more words


Review: 'Creditors'

Is it possible to kill someone through psychological manipulation? This is a question that haunted the Swedish playwright August Strindberg, and forms the focus of his chamber play Creditors, currently running at the… 906 more words


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Review of August Strindberg's 'Creditors'.

Spöksonaten (The Ghost Sonata) | Ingmar Bergman | 2007

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