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Strindberg

August . 1849--1912, Swedish dramatist and novelist, whose plays include The Father (1887), Miss Julie (1888), and The Ghost Sonata (1907)
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Bak asserts, "scholars [of Streetcar] cannot seem to agree if Williams is interpreting Strindberg, Chekhov, Nietzsche, or Darwin"("Criticism on A Streetcar Named Desire: A Bibliographic Survey, 1947-2003," Cercles 10 [2004]: 9); the allusion noted here suggests that some renewed attention to the influence of Ibsen may be in order.
Refresh with a drink at the Strindberg Cafe or a fresh-baked cinnamon roll at the Sandhamns Bageriet during the traditional fika, or Swedish coffee break, before heading back to Stockholm or the next island.
Strindberg devoted his time in Berlin to refuting Newton and God and to the study of Satanism and neurology.
Ned Rorem said of his first opera, Miss Julie, which he composed in 1965 from the play by August Strindberg and which was revived in November by students at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
When one thinks of Scandinavian literature, several names immediately come to mind: Ibsen, Strindberg, Hamsun.
His only real predecesor in emotional ruthlessness was the Swedish playwright August Strindberg, whose plays had had a profound influence on O'Neill's approach to theater (and writing).
Instead, he explores its roots in the newly-intensified social dialogue concerning sexuality in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century, dialogue sparked by such playwrights as Ibsen, Strindberg, Pinero, and Granville-Barker.
As against Romantic visionaries early in the nineteenth century, who had seen what wasn't there, Strindberg led a fin-de-siecle psychic breed that, like his autobiographic Sunday Child in The Ghost Sonata (1907), saw what was there but no one else saw, in this instance not at any rate until he had flooded it with a lurid light.
Critic Elinor Fuchs attempts to situate Kennedy's early works in a finde-siecle tradition of neo-symbolist poet/playwrights such as Maurice Maeterlinck (Belgium) and August Strindberg (Sweden).
In a Berlin beer hall in 1893 Munch had been introduced to Dagny Juell, a Norwegian student, whose sexual magnetism and belief in free love caused intense rivalry between, among others, Munch, Strindberg and the Polish poet, Przybyszewski, whom she married.
In addition to his work on new plays, Will has also directed texts by Chekhov, Ibsen, Strindberg, Wedekind, Shakespeare, Shaw and Sophocles.
The play was developed as part of the Swedish Strindberg 2012 centenary celebrations by the UK Touring Theatre.