August Strindberg | Critical Review by Ron Jenkins

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of August Strindberg.
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Critical Review by Ron Jenkins

SOURCE: Jenkins, Ron. “Letting Silence Speak of Anguish in Strindberg.” New York Times (June 17, 2001): sec. 2, p. 5.

Below, Jenkins reviews a production of The Ghost Sonata performed at the National Theater in Oslo by the Royal Dramatic Theater of Sweden and directed by Ingmar Bergman.

“We are bound to each other by crimes and secrets and guilt,” confesses one of the tormented characters in August Strindberg's Ghost Sonata. This web of anguish is a constant invisible presence throughout Ingmar Bergman's stark production of the Swedish play that opens on Wednesday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Although the characters often inhabit isolated areas of a mostly empty stage, their aching silences make it clear that they will never free themselves from the painful threads of memory that link them to one another's fates...

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