Novelist, satirist, poet, photographer, painter, alchemist, and hellraiser-August Strindberg was all these, and yet he is principally known, in Arthur Miller's words, as "the mad inventor of modern theater" who led playwriting out of the polite drawing room into the snakepit of psychological warfare. This biography, supported by extensive new research, describes the eventful and complicated life of one of the great literary figures in world literature. Sue Prideaux organizes Strindberg's story into a gripping and highly ...

Strindberg: A Life 2013, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300198065

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Strindberg: A Life 2012, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300136937