Passionate and powerful, the three plays collected together in this volume represent August Strindberg (1849-1912) at his best. In its grim depiction of the war between the sexes, "The Father" is perhaps the most realistic of the plays. "Miss Julia" is equally accessible but has the added dimension of class - struggle, and in the later, more mystical "Easter" an intensity of feeling is achieved which resonates painfully at times. In all three plays, Strindberg combines acute psychological analysis with total mastery of the ...

Three Plays 1980, Branden Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780828314589

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