Miss Julie and The Stronger: Two Plays

By: Strindberg, August; McGuinness, Frank

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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.

Title: Miss Julie and The Stronger: Two Plays

Author Name: Strindberg, August; McGuinness, Frank

Categories: Anthologies (multiple authors),

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux:

ISBN Number: 0571205437

ISBN Number 13: 9780571205431


Book Condition: New

Seller ID: ING9780571205431

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