Alone (Strindberg)

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Alone (Swedish: Ensam) is a novella from 1903 by Swedish writer August Strindberg. The protagonist is a 50 years old writer who has returned to Stockholm after spending several years on the countryside.[1] The novel has been subject to treatment by a number of literary researchers. An English translation of the novella by Arvid Paulson was published under the title Days of Loneliness (New York: Phaedra, 1971).

Further reading[edit]

  • Dahlbäck, Johan (1992). "Tystnad och modernitet: Strindbergs Ensam". Moderna Klassiker: 16 förelesningar om vår tid (in Swedish). pp. 57–74. 
  • Fahlgren, Margretha (2006). "Ensam: det manliga jaget, staden och kvinnan". In Anna Cavallin and Anna Westerståhl Stenport. Det gäckande könet. Strindberg och genusteori (in Swedish). pp. 151–168. 
  • Sæterbakken, Stig (1997). "Å være er å ikke være. Om Ensam (1903)". Marginal (in Norwegian) (4): 52–59. 
  • Westin, Bo (1999). "Vandraren, drømmen och dikten: Ensam". In Ulf Olsson. Strindbergs förvandlingar (in Swedish). pp. 169–192. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Selboe, Tone (2010). "De andres hjem: August Strindbergs Ensam (1903)". Edda. Scandinavian Journal of Literary Research (in Norwegian) (Universitetsforlaget) 97 (1): 16–27.