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Strindberg, August

Syllabification: Strind·berg, August
Pronunciation: /ˈstrin(d)ˌbərɡ
 
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Definition of Strindberg, August in English:

( 1849–1912), Swedish playwright 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).

Derivatives

Strindbergian

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adjective
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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