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- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 57.00
Amsterdam in the late Middle Ages was an insignificant town. In the seventeenth century it grew into a metropolis whose power, wealth and craftsmanship could rival that of London and Venice. The Dutch Golden Age is above all the Golden Age of Amsterdam. The "miracle of Amsterdam" shines from within buildings, paintings and also books, as... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 45.00
This book is a study of August Strindberg?s famous drama Miss Julie, presented in both Swedish and English. Since it was first performed in 1888, Miss Julie has became one of the most successful plays written by Strindberg, widely considered one of the pioneers of modern drama. The book provides a penetrating analysis of the author?s text, followed... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99
In the Man Who Left Too Soon, top crime fiction journalist Barry Forshaw gives us a fascinating insight into the life and works of this difficult, brilliant and multifaceted man. His best-selling books are violent, terrifying, brilliantly written and have sold millions of copies around the world, but Stieg Larsson was not there to witness any of their... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.99
Lisbeth Salander, heroine of Stieg Larsson?s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels, is one of the most compelling, complex characters of our time. Is she an avenging angel? A dangerous outlaw? What makes Salander tick, and why is our response to herand to Larsson?s Millennium trilogyso strong? In The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
There is a rich body of folklore that has sprung up around the central events that are said to have occurred in the life of Jesus. This volume, originally written in Swedish, collects a number of charming versions of these tales. It's an inspiring collection that would also be a good choice to read aloud to children. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1988; US$ 40.00
The contributors to "Strindberg's Dramaturgy" - an international group of scholars, critics and directors - explore this complex pattern of signification or meaning in both his dramatic discourse and the actual staging of the plays. Their aim is to better understand Strindberg's impact on 20th century theatre from this dual point;... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
James E. Falen's verse translation consists of Boris Godunov, A Scene from Faust, the four Little Tragedies and Rusalka. It is accompanied by a penetrating Introduction by Caryl Emerson on Russia's most cosmopolitan playwright. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 34.95
Sweden's August Strindberg (1849-1912) has long been recognised as one of the leading dramatists around the turn of the last century. His electrifying theatre work resonated with the public in his lifetime, and continues to grip playwrights and audien more...