Essays Tagged: "August Strindberg"

Modern teater

och interiören skulle vara så realistisk som möjligt.I Sverige var det främst August Strindberg som följde Zolas idéer. Han var dock inte det första stora namnet ... auml;sta. Hon tar konsekvensen av sin insikt och lämnar mannen och sina barn.I Sverige kallade August Strindberg dramat för en drift med kvinnosakskvinnor, men Ibsen förvarade sig och m ...

(9 pages) 97 1 4.5 Nov/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Method Acting

d each one, to see them as people, rather than a pawn ina pattern of predictable behavior.Ibsen and Strindberg are considered to have begun the era of modern drama.They're plays were perceived as 'sup ...

(4 pages) 136 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Play response:Strindberg's "Miss Julie"--incls:Title-Author-Nationality-Period and Setting-Synopsis-Unique Elements of Playwright's Style-Production Challenges/Problems

Title: Miss JulieAuthor: August StrindbergNationality: SwedishPeriod and Setting: Sweden in the late 1880's (87 or 88) on Mid ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A brief history of drama

e 1800's naturalism and realism began to play major roles in the area of drama. Naturalists such as August Strindberg and realists such as Henrik Ibsen demonstrate an entirely different view of what d ... married couple is reviewed and critiqued. In the naturalistic play Miss Julie by Swedish playwright August Strindberg, a naturalistic tragedy develops as the characters find themselves trapped in an o ...

(3 pages) 118 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The time period from about 1650 to 1920 was ever changing in the world of drama.

e 1800's naturalism and realism began to play major roles in the area of drama. Naturalists such as August Strindberg and realists such as Henrik Ibsen demonstrate an entirely different view of what d ... married couple is reviewed and critiqued. In the naturalistic play Miss Julie by Swedish playwright August Strindberg, a naturalistic tragedy develops as the characters find themselves trapped in an o ...

(3 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

August Strindberg "Miss Julie", dramatic elements, synopsis, analysis

Miss JulieBy: August StrindbergJoe WilsonTheatre History IIGENRE: Naturalistic TragedySETTING: Midsummer Eve, in t ...

(4 pages) 109 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Discuss the role of women in Strindberg's plays.

In the preface to his play Miss. Julie, Strindberg states that a modern woman who tries to be equal to a man, "implies a retro-gressive step ... a man, "implies a retro-gressive step in evolution, an inferior species who cannot endure". (p 68, Strindberg) As is notable from this quote, Strindberg believed passionately in the inferiority of wo ... pt literally to train her fiancé like a dog; Miss Julie has become "absolutely crazy" (p 76, Strindberg), making shameless advances to her valet, Jean, on Midsummer Eve. In his preface to the p ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"It's man versus woman all day long, endlessly" (Strindberg). To what extent is this supported by your reading of Miss Julie?

"It is man versus woman all day long endlessly" (Strindberg). Do I agree with this statement after having read the play? The representation we get of ... iss Julie through the gossips from the outset shows the plays investment I her degeneracy and ruin. Strindberg portrays Miss Julie as being hysterical which was considered to be a female sickness in h ... , he symbolically breaks her masculine power over him. Therefore from the beginning we can see that Strindberg's Miss Julie will be about the battle of the sexes "man versus woman", the survival of th ...

(8 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Expressionism - Theatre Styles

g Kaiser and Ernst Toller were the most famous playwrights. They looked back to Swedish playwright, August Strindberg and German actor and dramatist, Frank Wedekind as ancestors of their dramaturgical ... c staging, but dependent on the elaborate, careless resources of the modern theatre for realisation.August Strindberg, a well known Swedish playwright combined both psychology and expressionist elemen ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.2 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Anagnorisis of the 'gilded cage': Comparative study of the female protagonists in "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen and "Miss Julie" by August Strindberg

Naturalism is used in "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen (1879) and "Miss Julie" by August Strindberg (1888) in a satirical way to portray the female protagonists as victims of society ... results in a critical choice to be made: to leave powerfully or helplessly.BibliographyStrindberg, August. Miss Julie and Other Plays translated by Michael Robinson. New York: Oxford University Press ...

(6 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

English Extension Thesis

plementary text chosen for study is "Married" a collection of short stories by Swedish writer August Strindberg and the second is the novel "I know why the caged bird sings" by Maya Angelo ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Female Characters in The Goose and the Goddess

l;f's The Wonderful Adventures of Nils and the Further Adventures of Nils and Indra's daughter from August Strindberg's A Dream Play. Akka is a wild goose, while Indra's daughter is goddess-like being ... hter.It is certainly no accident that Akka's creator is the female writer Selma Lagerlöf while August Strindberg created Indra's daughter. While Lagerlöf creates strong and powerful female c ...

(5 pages) 445 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Significance of food items in August Strindberg’s Miss Julie and Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

Title: Significance of food items in August Strindberg's Miss Julie and Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House.The relative importance of the them ... nt of above such themes in the naturalistic dramas A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen and Miss Julie by August Strindberg. "Was little Miss Sweet-Tooth naughty in town today?"(Ibsen, 13) The accusatory to ... heme is depicted through a similar use of food imagery in another naturalistic drama: Miss Julie by August Strindberg. To understand its use, one must explore the intention behind the setting. The kit ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Discuss how Ibsen and Strindberg present the protagonists’ relationship in ‘a dolls house’ and ‘Miss Julie’. How far do you agree that Nora overcomes yet Julie succumbs to male dominance?

Discuss how Ibsen and Strindberg present the protagonists' relationship in 'a dolls house' and 'Miss Julie'. How far do yo ... uence her emotions, purposely using poetic language such as "heaven" and "angel" to seduce her. Yet Strindberg also uses stage directions that state Jean speaks "with deep pain" whilst describing the ... ation between the author's personal views and the way that the females are portrayed. For instance, Strindberg is known as a misogynist, therefore his negative view on women was most probably heavily ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

classic tragedy in modern perspective

Ibsen: A Collection of Critical Essays. Ed. Rolf Fjelde. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall. Schlegel, August Wilhelm Von. from (1980). Comparison entre la Phedre de Racine et celle d' Euripide. Rpt. in ...

(26 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama