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
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(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
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