Egil Törnqvist

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Per Egil Törnqvist (born 19 December 1932, Uppsala)[1] is Professor Emeritus of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Amsterdam and an academic literary critic.

Earlier (1961) he was in charge of the drama division in the comparative literature program at Uppsala University.[2] From 1969 to 1997 he was professor of Scandinavian languages and literature at the University of Amsterdam.


  • (1968) "Drama of Souls: Studies in O'Neill's Super-naturalistic Technique."
  • (1970) "Drama of Souls", ISBN 0-300-01152-0, Yale University Press
  • (1982) "Strindbergian Drama"
  • (1991) "Transposing Drama Studies In Representat", ISBN 0-333-44063-3
  • (1993) "Filmdiktaren Ingmar Bergman" ISBN 91-7843-050-X (Swedish)
  • (1995) "Ibsen: A Doll's House (Plays in Production)", ISBN 0-521-47866-9, Cambridge University Press
  • (1999) "Ibsen, Strindberg and the Intimate Theater: Studies in TV Presentation"
  • (2003) "Bergman's Muses: Aesthetic Versatility in Film, Theatre, Television and Radio" ISBN 0-7864-1603-3
  • (2004) "Strindberg's Ghost Sonata"
  • (2004) "Eugene O'Neill: A Playwright's Theatre"
  • (2008) "I Bergmans regi", Amsterdam Contributions to Scandinavian Studies, Vol. 5
  • (2008) (with Birgitta Steene) "Strindberg on Drama and Theatre"
  • (2008) "Between Stage and Screen: Ingmar Bergman Directs", ISBN 90-5356-137-4, Amsterdam University Press


  1. ^ Prof. dr. P.E. Törnqvist, 1932 - at the Album Academicum of the University of Amsterdam.
  2. ^ "Drama Survey", by Bolingbroke Society, [1]