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Drama as Text and Performance

Strindberg's and Bergman's Miss Julie

Egil Törnqvist

9789085550686
264 pages
Amsterdam University Press
Overview
This bilingual English-Swedish study of August Strindberg's renowned play Miss Julie (1888) provides a penetrating analysis of the author's text and of Ingmar Bergman's praised 1985 production. The book is a paradigmatic illustration of similarities and differences between text and performance. The Bergman part is highlighted by a number of black-and-white illustrations from the stage performance. The complete text is also available on the website www.missjulie.eu, where a great many stills and some moving images can be found.
Author Bio
Egil Törnqvist (19.12.1932 - 9.3.2015) was professor emeritus of Scandinavian studies at the University of Amsterdam, author of Drama as Text and Performance, and a leading Strindberg and Bergman scholar. In 2004, he received the renowned Strindberg Prize.