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Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger

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Language: English
Wordcount: 42,477 / 130 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,364 6738
Genre: Drama

Translated by Edith and Warner Oland.

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ts, he became assistant at the Court library, which was indeed a haven of refuge, a position providing both leisure for study and an assured income. Finding in the library some Chinese parchments which had not been catalogued; he plunged into the study of that language. A treatise which he wrote on the subject won him medals from various learned societies at home, as well as recognition from the French Institute. This success induced the many other treatises that followed, for which he received a variety of decorations, and along with the honors nearly brought upon himself "a salubrious idiocy," to use his own phrase.

Then something happened that stirred the old higher voice in him,-- he fell in love. He had been invited through a woman friend to go to the home of Baron Wrangel, where his name as an author was esteemed. He refused the invitation, but the next day, walking in the city streets with this same woman friend, they encountered the Baroness Wrangel to whom Strindberg was introduced. The Barone



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