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Ibsen and Strindberg: Reading List

Naturalist Theory

E. Bentley (ed): The theory of the modern stage (Harmonsworth: Penguin, 1968).

B.H. Clark (ed): European theories of the drama (New York, 1925).

L.R. Furst: Naturalism (London: Methuen, 1971).

H. Taine: Introduction to History of English Literature (Edinburgh, 1871).



R. Brustein: The Theatre of Revolt (London: Methuen, 1965).

M. Lamm: August Strindberg (New York: Bloom, 1971).

M. Lamm: Modern Drama (Oxford: Blackwell, 1952).

B.G. Madsen: Strindberg’s naturalist theatre (Copenhagen, 1962).

F.J. & L.L. Marker: The Scandinavian theatre: a short history (Oxford: Blackwell, 1973).

M. Meyer: Strindberg: a biography (London: Secker & Warburg, 1985).

M. Morgan: August Strindberg (London: Macmillan, 1984).

G. Ollen: Strindberg (New York: Ungar, 1972).

O. Reinert (ed): Strindberg: a collection of critical essays (Englewood Cliffs, 1971).

M. Robinson: Strindberg and autobiography: writing and reading a life (Norwich: Norvik Press, 1986).

E. Sprinchorn: Strindberg as dramatist (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982).

Birgitta Steene:August Strindberg: an introduction to his major works (Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1982).

E. Törnqvist: Strindbergian Drama (Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1982).

M. Valency: The Flower and the Castle (London: Macmillan, 1963).

J. Ward: The social and religious plays of Strindberg (London: Athlone Press, 1980).

R. Williams: Modern Tragedy (London: Chatto & Windus, 1966).



E. Beyer: Ibsen. The man and his work (London: Souvenir Press, 1978).

M. Bradbrook: Ibsen the Norwegian (London: Chatto and Windus, 1966).

J. Chamberlain: Ibsen, the open vision (London: Athlone Press, 1982).

E. Durbach (ed): Ibsen and the theatre (London: Macmillan, 1980).

D. Haakonsen (ed): Contemporary approaches to Ibsen, vols 1-4 (Oslo University Press, 1966-79).

O. Holtan: Mythic patterns in Ibsen’s last plays (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1970).

J. Hurt: Catiline’s Dream: an essay on Ibsen's plays (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1972).

C. Lyons: Henrik Ibsen. The divided consciousness (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1972).

Frederick & Lise-Lone Marker: Ibsen's lively art. A performance study of the major plays (Cambridge University Press, 1989).

J. McFarlane: Henrik Ibsen: a critical anthology (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1970).

McFarlane, James, The Cambridge companion to Ibsen (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994).

M. Meyer: Ibsen. A biography (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974).

J. Northam: Ibsen's dramatic method (Oslo University Press, 1971).

Ibid: Ibsen. A critical study (Cambridge University Press, 1973).

P.F.D. Tennant: Ibsen’s dramatic technique (Cambridge: Bowes & Bowes, 1948).

David Thomas: Henrik Ibsen (London: Macmillan, 1983).

H.J. Weigand: The modern Ibsen (London: Dent, 1925).

Raymond Williams: Drama from Ibsen to Eliot (Harmondsworth: Peregrine Books, 1952).