New book: August Strindberg and Visual Culture
Happy to share some GREAT news (after several years of hard work): August Strindberg and Visual Culture: The Emergence of Optical Modernity in Image, Text, and Theatre is now out from Bloomsbury, and edited by Jonathan Schroeder, Anna Westerståhl Stenport, and Eszter Szalczer.
Please share information about the book with everyone you think may be interested, including your university libraries, local art and theatre venues, and book vendors: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/august-strindberg-and-visual-culture-9781501338021/. Context is exciting content and the design of this quality book. is beautiful.
Stay tuned for a book launch event in Stockholm on October 30, likely late afternoon/early evening. The event is planned as open to the general public, so we encourage you to spread word about that as well.
It is also worth noting that Astrid has contributed a chapter on "Dream-Playing the Archive: Exploring the 1915-18 Düsseldorf production of A Dream Play", August Strindberg and Visual Culture: The Emergence of Optical Modernity in Image, Text, and Theater. The research draws on the Dream-Playing project at the University of Gothenburg, more here, including a full text pdf: https://gupea.ub.gu.se/handle/2077/55175.
Over and out - more to follow...