August Strindberg

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A pivotal figure of late nineteenth century theatre, the Swedish playwright, novelist and essayist August Strindberg produced over sixty plays and more than thirty works of fiction, often drawing directly on his personal experience. A bold experimenter of literary forms, he explored a wide range of dramatic methods and purposes, from naturalistic tragedy, monodrama and history plays, to expressionist and surrealist works. This comprehensive eBook presents the largest collection of Strindberg’s works ever compiled in English translation, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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eBook Description

Please note: this eBook is not for sale in Europe due to copyright restrictions on some translations. Please view the Europe version instead.

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Strindberg’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major plays and other texts
* 29 plays, with individual contents tables
* Features rare plays appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including ‘Mother Love’ and ‘The Saga of the Folkungs’
* Early twentieth century translations by Warner Oland, Edwin Björkman, Claud Field, Ellie Schleussner and more (too many to list in this description; each translator’s name appears at the beginning of each work)
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* 6 novels by Strindberg
* A wide selection of short story collections
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Selection of Strindberg’s non-fiction
* Special criticism section, with 4 essays evaluating Strindberg’s contribution to literature
* Features a bonus biography – discover Strindberg’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Plays
The Outlaw
Master Olof
Lucky Pehr
The Father
Comrades
Miss Julie
Creditors
The Stronger
Pariah
Simoom
Debit and Credit
Facing Death
Mother Love
The Link
The First Warning
The Road to Damascus
Advent
There are Crimes and Crimes
Gustavus Vasa
Erik XIV
The Saga of the Folkungs
Easter
The Dance of Death
The Bridal Crown
Swanwhite
The Dream Play
The Thunderstorm
After the Fire
Spook Sonata

The Novels
The Red Room
The Son of a Servant
The Confession of a Fool
On the Seaboard
The Inferno
The Growth of a Soul

The Short Story Collections
Married
Historical Miniatures
Fair Haven and Foul Strand
The German Lieutenant and Other Stories
In Midsummer Days and Other Tales

The Short Stories
List of Short Stories in Chronological Order
List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order

Non-Fiction
Zones of the Spirit
Legends: Autobiographical Sketches

The Criticism
August Strindberg by James Huneker
The Eccentricity of August Strindberg by Otto Heller
August Strindberg by Horace Barnett Samuel
The Madness of Strindberg by Robert Lynd

The Biography
August Strindberg: The Spirit of Revolt by L. Lind-af-Hageby

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