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Genius of the Scandinavian Theater, the (1964) [Anthology]
by Kjeld Abell Ludvig Holberg Henrik Ibsen Pär Lagerkvist August Strindberg Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

The compelling dramatic power particulat to Scandinavian theater is reflected in the work of the Nordic masters Ibsen and Strindberg. These two men, one a realist, the other a visionary, have exerted a most significant influence upon the course of modern drama.

The superb anthology presents seven great Scandinavian plays, most of which are unavailable in any other paperback edition. Included are Jeppe on the Hill, the famous comedy by Scandinavia's first major playwright, Ludvig Holberg; and two plays by contemporary dramatists Par Lagerkvist and Kjeld Abell, who carry on the tradition of Scandinavian innovation, originality, and exploration into the farthest reaches of human character.

Original title: The Genius of the Scandinavian Theater
Original languages: Swedish


Genre: Drama and PlaysScandinavian

The following works are contained within this one:
     Jeppe on the Hill (1722) [Play]
      Author: Ludvig Holberg
     Wild Duck, the (1884) [Play]
      Author: Henrik Ibsen
     Master Builder, the (1892) [Play]
      Author: Henrik Ibsen
     To Damascus (1898) [Play]
      Author: August Strindberg
     Crimes and Crimes (1899) [Play]
      Author: August Strindberg
     Difficult Hour, the (1918) [Play]
      Author: Pär Lagerkvist
     Days on a Cloud (1947) [Play]
      Author: Kjeld Abell

Edition #1: Genius of the Scandinavian Theater, the

Genius of the Scandinavian Theater, the (1964)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Oscar James Campbell Frances E. Archer Rolf Fjelde Evert Sprinchorn Thomas R. Buckman A. I. Roughton Elias Bredsdorff
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Genius of the Scandinavian Theater, the (1964)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Mentor Books
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 637

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