One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the Swedish playwright and novelist August Strindberg or his works.‘a dark, Strindbergian drama’
- ‘In this production, the Macbeths became a childless couple locked together in a Strindbergian love-hate relationship.’
- ‘As she is equally capable of evoking passion and tears, she is an ideal Strindbergian.’
- ‘The attractive lovers move convincingly from mutual sexual curiosity to Strindbergian loathing.’
- ‘Any marriage this relationship resembles would be a Strindbergian one.’
- ‘The director returns to his strong Strindbergian theatrical roots in this film.’
An admirer or student of the Swedish playwright and novelist August Strindberg or his works.‘this ending will surprise most Strindbergians’
- ‘From the very outset one could see how numerous the Strindbergians were in attendance: the applause which was heard from beginning to end was actually enthusiastic.’
- ‘The womanly woman and the manly man, those ideals of the Victorians, crumbled before the attack of the Ibsenites, Strindbergians, and Shavians in the nineties.’
- ‘Pirandello and de Filippo in Italy; Lorca in Spain ... Strindbergians all.’
- ‘It may interest Strindbergians that, after my review appeared, I received the expected indignant protests from the Wagnerites - but none from Strindbergians.’
- ‘The Strindbergians for the most part felt that the hairline and the moustache might indeed be the playwright's [in the portrait].’
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