Strindberg's most important and most frequently performed plays—The Father, Miss Julie, A Dream Play, The Dance of Death, and The Ghost Sonata—are gathered together here in translations praised for their fluency and their elegance.
Translator's Note and Acknowledgments
The Father (1887)
Miss Julie (1888)
The Dance of Death (1900), Part I
The Dance of Death (1900), Part II
A Dream Play (1901)
The Ghost Sonata (1907)
Harry G. Carlson teaches Drama and Theatre at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He has written widely on Swedish drama and theatre and has been honored in Sweden for his books, Strindberg and the Poetry of Myth (California, 1982) and Out of Inferno: Strindberg's Reawakening as an Artist (1996), play translations and critical essays.
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