INTRODUCTION I shall attempt to discuss in what ways the theory of the French historian Hippolyte Taine helps illuminate the potential meaning and effect of Strindberg’s Miss Julie. I have chosen Taine to focus my attention on because the complex character of Miss Julie is above all in conflict with the person she must be […]
Deceiving a psychotic mind: A case study on Mike Figgis’ film Miss Julie. Mike Figgis’ film Miss Julie is based on a play by the same name by August Strindberg, which had its first production in Sweden only sixteen years after its publication. For this case study of the film I have chosen to use a psychological approach. The scene considered in this essay is set on a midsummer night in 1894 in the north of Sweden.
Venice! Ah, Venice! Goddess! Venus! Mother to the serene lagoon and claimer of the hearts of all those who spend quality time trying to unveil her magical secrets. Venice is not exactly as the books say, but how could she be, since she shows herself to each visitor differently? She understands that every single person […]
Those who have already travelled at least once in life by car, by bus, by train, by airplane, by bicycle or on foot, know that a journey begins well before the departure date: choosing the destination, purchasing the tickets, reserving accommodation and planning the finances. It goes without saying that today the Last Minute Travelling […]
Beyond books, Internet, newspaper articles and personal contacts with innumerable organizations, one of the sources that I have been using as research for my next book is simply the participation in chats of diverse online communities. When I launch a discussion topic according to the subject that I have been studying, I get the chance […]