The Project Gutenberg EBook of Creditors; Pariah, by August Strindberg This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions. The thrilling new interpretation of August Strindberg’s “Creditors,” a portrait of a fatal sexual triangle, is both coldly objective and scathingly. Tom Burke and Anna Chancellor in Creditors at the Donmar And, in the third of Strindberg’s intense duologues, Gustav himself confronts.

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Delicate play with only three characters demonstrates the universal love of all people. And, in the third of Strindberg’s intense duologues, Gustav himself confronts Tekla who is both his former wife and the real object ztrindberg his corrosive scorn. Creatively impotent himself, Gustav derides Adolph’s artistic faith by dismissing sculpture as “an antiquated medium” that cannot express the complexity of the modern world.

Simon theatre on 10 December The door is opened, Adolph, in a dramatically shocking moment, appears in the throes of the epileptic fit that had been threatened. But one forgives his faults for his psychological penetration. Mar 01, Tu rated it really liked it. Apart from the obvious answer, we could also think that may Strindberg creidtors making an attempt to talk to his inner self.


Hannah rated it liked it Jul 10, Never a good sign. I have found that Strindberg’s works make me feel uncomfortable, which strikes me as a really odd sensation.

Tekla enters into this psychologically dense and uncomfortable environment like a breath of fresh air.

Review: ‘Creditors’

Hence, there is an love triangle: And if it be true, then I must have taken it. Post was not sent strinrberg check your email addresses!

Not sure what to think of this, except that I would very much like to see it in production. Thus, a greek translator called Erricos Belies said about this book that resembes to a romean duel with battlefield the death itself. The characters do always appear in pairs of two, such as happening with the triangles the three straight lines strindbert by two.

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A drawing room in a summer hotel by the sea. Women can be stolen as you steal children or chickens? May Adolf symbolizes the oppressed man afraid of losing the love of his life, and Gustav the wise self of him that has already been betrayed and tries to protect him.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Oct 23, Sophie Haggarty rated it liked it Shelves: I don’t really like the tone that Strindberg takes towards women. Even with the wife Tekla clearly being portrayed as the “bad” one in the marriage, I noticed that t After I listened to the audiobook of the play, I went back and reread some sections in my Kindle edition of “Plays by August Strindberg, Second Series” and read the introduction to the play as well.


By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I remember thinking this was okay, stribdberg three months later I can remember nothing about it without having to look it up. A thought-provoking play that I need to ponder further A BiographyLives, Oxford: The constant charge against Strindberg is misogyny.

Now Gustav, the ex-husband, re-enters — with Adolph, as planned, in the adjoining room to eavesdrop. Creditors by August Strindberg. Strindberg with the shrindberg “Creditors” makes a statement about what love is: Setting the action in a Swedish resort hotel, he shows how a credulous artist, Adolph, has his mind poisoned against his wife, Tekla, by a bilious visitor, Gustav.