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Strindberg, August Line breaks: Au¦gust Strind|berg
Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪndbəːɡ/

Definition of Strindberg, August in English:

(1849–1912), Swedish dramatist and novelist; full name Johan August Strindberg. His satire The Red Room (1879) is regarded as Sweden’s first modern novel. His later plays are typically tense, psychic dramas, such as A Dream Play (1902).


Example sentences
  • Any marriage this relationship resembles would be a Strindbergian one.
  • Matthew Perry and Kelly Reilly as the attractive lovers move convincingly from mutual sexual curiosity to Strindbergian loathing.
  • But while the play can be taken as a prophetic picture of the Thatcherite 80s, it strikes me as an almost Strindbergian vision of marital loathing.
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