August Strindberg

A Dream Play

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A Dream Play (Swedish: Ett drömspel) was written in 1901 by the Swedish playwright August Strindberg. It was first performed in Stockho…


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Nach der Ehe mit Frida Uhl durchlebte Strindberg eine ausgesprochen düstere Phase seines Lebens, in der er unter Wahnvorstellungen, Rea…

Die Leute auf Hemsö

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Erstes Kapitel: Carlsson tritt seinen Dienst an und wird als Gauner charakterisiert.Zweites Kapitel: Sonntagsruhe und Sonntagsarbeit; der gu…

One-Act Play Collection 004

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This collection of twelve one-act dramas features plays by James Allen, John Kendrick Bangs, Gordon Bottomley, Charles Dickens, Lord Dunsany…

Short Story Collection Vol. 071

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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

The Father

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The Father is a naturalistic drama by Swedish playwright August Strindberg. The central conflict is between the Captain and his wife Laura a…

Countess Julie

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August Strindberg's naturalistic one-act drama has only three characters: Julie, a passionate young noblewoman; Jean, her father's ambitious…

Children's Short Works, Vol. 015

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LibriVox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 015: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

There are Crimes and Crimes

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Maurice, a playwright on the brink of success, feels so confident in his professional future he proposes to Jeanne, his mistress. However, u…

The Red Room

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A young idealistic civil servant, Arvid Falk, leaves the drudgery of bureaucracy to become a journalist and author. As he explores various s…

Growth of a Soul

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Johan August Strindberg was a Swedish playwright who has had many of his works read into LibriVox by volunteers. From his earliest work, Str…

The Ghost Sonata

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The Ghost Sonata (Spöksonaten) is a play in three acts by Swedish playwright August Strindberg. Written in 1907, it was first produced …

The Dance of Death

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The Dance of Death is a play in two parts by the Swedish dramatist August Strindberg, written in 1900. It depicts the dissolution of a marri…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 044

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Nineteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include wives, widows, and women scorned--…


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Creditors is a tragicomedy by August Strindberg that plumbs the depths of the twisted triangular relationship between Tekla, her husband Ado…

Das rote Zimmer

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In seinem satirischen, gesellschaftskritischen Roman beschreibt Strindberg mit viel Ironie, die teilweise in Sarkasmus übergeht, die po…

A to Zed Collection Vol. 002

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This is a collection of 26 selections, both fiction and nonfiction, in which each topic begins with a different letter of the alphabet.

Die gotischen Zimmer

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Fortsetzung des Romanes "Das rote Zimmer". Die Handlung dieses (satirischen) gesellschaftskritischen Romans spielt im gleichen Mil…

Multilingual Short Works Collection 031 - Poetry & Prose

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This is our 31st collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard Engli…

One-Act Play Collection 017

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Here, in our 17th collection, are 10 One Act Plays for your enjoyment. They range from 1600's to 1900's, from Japan to Russia (in Russian), …