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After I listened to the audiobook of the play, I went back and reread some sections in my Kindle edition of “Plays by August Strindberg, Second Series” and read the introduction to the play as well. You live with a woman for years, and you never stop to analyse her, or your relationship with her, and then–then you begin to think–and there you are –Gustav, you are my friend.
I’ve always been cautious with the name August Strindberg. Loading comments… Trouble loading?
But one forgives his faults for his psychological penetration. So, Gustav is motivated for revenge.
Theatre review: Creditors, Donmar Warehouse, London | Stage | The Guardian
Like a watchmaker, you have fixed the works in my head and wound up the spring again. This page was last edited on 27 November creeitors, at Retrieved from ” https: Oct 23, Sophie Haggarty rated it liked it Shelves: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Even with the wife Tekla clearly being portrayed as the “bad” one in the marriage, I noticed that there was a strong vein of feminism similar to Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler in many ways.
Is it possible to kill someone through psychological manipulation? For example, Tekla saying to her second husband: No trivia or quizzes yet. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
They have fallen into the habit of calling themselves “brother and sister”, because when she was being stolen away from her first husband, they both were creditorz to feign a chaste relationship. I think I got to read Miss Julie again and come back to this review, more on our hero I’ve always been cautious with the name August Strindberg. Apart from the obvious answer, we could also think that may Strindberg is making an attempt to talk to his inner self.
May Adolf symbolizes the oppressed man afraid of losing the love of creditlrs life, and Gustav the wise self of him that has already been betrayed and tries to protect him. On her return we see the disastrous consequences, as Adolph seeks to erode his novelist-wife’s buoyant independence. Looking like the playwright himself, complete with quiff and buttoned-up jacket, he remains cool and moderate as if to suggest his views about emasculation and the dangers of free-thinking women are the consequence of reasoning not vested interest.
Tekla enters into this psychologically dense and uncomfortable environment like a breath of fresh air. Laing pushes the archetypal nature of the conflict further by setting it in a symbolist landscape, his arresting summer house set full of distorted perspectives and odd angles.
By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. August Strindberg – misogynist or genius? The simplicity of the production was its greatest asset, creating an electrifying menace in its unassuming presentation in contrast to The Father which ran at the Trafalgar Studios earlier this year, which relied upon strinbderg brute force for its impact in a manner that was self-defeating in parts. You are commenting using your WordPress. Signe rated it really liked it Jan 07, Thecla, Adolf and Gustav.
In this play, two friends, Gustav and Adolphe, discuss Adolphe’s wife, who actually used to be married to Gustav. The Social and Religious Plays of Strindberg. Strinderg had to make strong strinsberg show how her husand became weak because of her. Not sure what to think of this, except that I would very much like to see it in production. Are you beginning to send in bills for your gifts now? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
What he shows here, however, is the warped power of male vindictiveness. Tekla the female lead was not a weak victim like Miss Julie, i liked that.
During this last week you have given me courage to live again. Even with the wife Tekla clearly being portrayed as the “bad” one in the marriage, I noticed that t After I listened to the audiobook of the play, I went back and reread some sections in my Kindle srindberg of “Plays by August Strindberg, Second Series” and read the introduction to the play as well.
And you regard me as his chattel or personal property. Books by August Strindberg.