By Eszter Szalczer
Dramatist, theatre practitioner, novelist, and painter, August Strindberg’s various dramatic output embodied the modernist sensibility. He used to be peculiarly probably the most radical innovators of Western theatre.
This booklet offers an insightful overview of Strindberg’s important contribution to the dramatic arts, whereas putting his inventive method and experimental process inside a much wider cultural context. Eszter Szalczer explores Strindberg’s re-definition of drama as a fluid, continually evolving shape that profoundly encouraged playwriting and theatrical construction from the German Expressionists to the Theatre of the Absurd. Key productions of Strindberg’s performs are analysed, reading his theatre as a residing voice that maintains to problem audiences, critics, or even the main leading edge directors.
August Strindberg presents an important and obtainable advisor to the playwright’s paintings and illustrates the impression of his drama on our realizing of up to date theatre.
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August Strindberg (Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists) by Eszter Szalczer