Books Like Miss Julie by August Strindberg | Suggesting Reading

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A Doll's House, a play by Henrik Ibsen first produced in 1879, considers the place of the heroine, Nora, as a woman in her culture, Strindberg expressed a strong dislike of this play's portrayal of gender roles. Miss Julie is widely believed to be Strindberg's answer to A Doll's House.

Hedda Gabler, an 1890 play also written by Ibsen, is the story of a woman who, like Miss Julie, cannot live within the confines of her society's gender roles. The play is regarded by some to be Ibsen's answer to Miss Julie.

A Streetcar Named Desire, a 1947 play by Tennessee Williams, is considered to be strongly influenced by Miss Julie. This play focuses on Blanche DuBois, a southern belle who has seen better times, and Blanche's relationship with her sister's husband, Stanley Kowalski. Sexual desire as well as class and gender roles are important issues in this...

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