August Strindberg

Johan August Strindberg (22 January 1849 – 14 May 1912) was a Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter. In Sweden, Strindberg is known as an essayist, painter, poet, and especially as a novelist and playwright, but in other countries he is known mostly as a playwright.

Pariah, Or The Outcast by August Strindberg

CHARACTERSMR. X., an archeologistMR. Y., a traveller from AmericaBoth middle-aged[SCENE–Simple room in a country house; door and window at back, through which one sees a ...

Facing Death by August Strindberg

CHARACTERSMONSIEUR DURAND, a pension proprietor, formerly connected with thestate railroadADELE, his daughter, twenty-sevenANNETTE, his daughter, twenty-fourTHERESE, his ...

Countess Julie by August Strindberg

CHARACTERSCOUNTESS JULIE, twenty-five years oldJEAN, a valet, thirtyKRISTIN, a cook, thirty-fiveFARM SERVANTSThe action takes place on Saint John’s night, the mid-summer ...

The Stronger by August Strindberg

Translator: Edith and Warner OlandCHARACTERSMME. X., an actress, marriedMLLE. Y., an actress, unmarriedA WAITRESS[SCENE–The corner of a ladies’ cafe. Two little iron tabl ...

The Breadwinner by August Strindberg

He wakes up in the morning from evil dreams of bills which have become due and copy which has not been delivered. His hair is damp with cold perspiration, and his cheeks ...

Asra by August Strindberg

He had just completed his thirteenth year when his mother died. He felt that he had lost a real friend, for during the twelve months of her illness he had come to know he ...

Love And Bread by August Strindberg

The assistant had not thought of studying the price of wheat before he called on the major to ask him for the hand of his daughter; but the major had studied it.“I love h ...