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The Father

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1983

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Strindberg’s intense and unyielding play displays his suspicion of women at its most implacable, in a portrait of fierce marital discord and sexual conflict. The Captain and his wife Laura are locked in a disagreement...

The Stronger

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1982

World Classics

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (3), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...The Stronger is a one act play with only three characters, set in a women’s café in Stockholm in the 1880s. Of the characters, Madame X, Mademoiselle Y, and the waitress, only the first speaks. However, through a series of stage directions...

To Damascus (Part I)

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1991

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...A stranger stands on a street corner talking to a lady about his sufferings, fearing he has been cursed to live without contentment. She too is discontented, unhappy in her marriage to a local doctor; she allows herself to be taken away...

Miss Julie

Translated by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , David Eldridge ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...A conflict of sexual passion and social position that is jagged and gripping. Miss Julie is shocking in subject-matter, revolutionary in technique, and was fiercely attacked on publication for immorality. It is Midsummer...

Creditors

Translated by

David Greig

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , David Greig ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Greig

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Anxiously awaiting the return of his new wife, Adolph finds solace in the words of a stranger. But comfort soon turns to destruction as old wounds are opened, insecurities are laid bare and former debts are settled...

Julie

Adapted by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Zinnie Harris ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...In the oppressive heat of Midsummer's Eve, Julie, daughter of the lord, is drawn into a dangerous tryst with her father's butler. As the night wears on, the couple, from opposite ends of the social spectrum, dance, flirt and fight towards...

The Ghost Sonata

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1983

World Classics

Playtext

Roles: Total (12), Female (7), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...The Ghost Sonata is a phantasmagoric dream play steeped in cynicism and disgust, peeling open a world drained of life and rotted by moral corruption and despair. In the square outside a fashionable house, an exhausted...

Master Olof

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1991

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 4, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (23), Female (4), Male (19), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Olof Persson was a Swedish clergyman whose contribution to the Protestant Reformation in Sweden forms the subject of this, August Strindberg's first major play. In Master Olof - which Strindberg would revise many times over the years - we...

Creditors

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1991

World Classics

Playtext

Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Creditors describes the marriage of Tekla, a successful author, and her second husband Adolf. Adolf has become depressed about the state of his marriage and seeks the advice of his new friend Gustav, who recommends a novel scheme to solve...

The Dance of Death

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1982

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (12), Female (5), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Hailed by Strindberg himself as his ‘best play’, The Dance of Death seems paradoxically so – it is a dark and pessimistic depiction of a marriage in strife. The relationship between the main characters, Alice and Edgar, parallels...