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August Strindberg

Class clash in Miss Julie

A dangerous woman

Miss Julie is the story of a wealthy count's daughter who, on the surface, seems like she has everything a woman could want. But, like a caged animal, she feels trapped by her social situation.

Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, 12:00am

Esc Sequences


Every house has its share of odd objects, but this site asks you to send in pictures. There is one of a porcelain statue made during the Cultural Revolution that is quite something. Just shows you how far we have come in 38 years!

That Cube

1 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Stockholm revels in cultural celebration

If you happen to notice a top Swedish Government official reading poetry in the Stockholm subway, fear not for the nation's sanity.

The bureaucratic busking is merely one of a thousand events being staged this year in the biggest cultural festival in Swedish history.

6 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Dramatist's epic battle

August Strindberg's The Father tells the story of a brilliant but erratic military officer and scientist who clashes with his wife over whether their daughter should be sent to a boarding school.

Strindberg wrote the play in Bavaria in 1887. Like so many of his works, it is largely autobiographical.

25 May 1998 - 12:00am