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Miss Julie and The Stronger: Two Plays, Strindberg, August; McGuinness, Frank
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Author Name:    Strindberg, August; McGuinness, Frank

Title:   Miss Julie and The Stronger: Two Plays

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 

ISBN Number:   0571205437 / 9780571205431

Seller ID:   ING9780571205431

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Frank McGuinness presents scintillating new versions of two of August Strindberg's plays -- one a major work, the other less well known. "Miss Julie" is Strindberg's examination of power, sex, and class, set on a midsummer's eve in a nobleman's house and focusing on the shifting relationship between Miss Julie, the daughter of the house, and Jean, her father's manservant. "The Stronger" is a short play that explores the complex range of emotions felt by Madame X when she encounters Mademoiselle Y, her husband's former mistress, at a fashionable cafe. Calling Mademoiselle Y worn out and evil, Madame X says that the triumph of her marriage proves she is the stronger of the two -- even though these words ring hollow, as she attempts to deceive only herself.



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