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Per Olov Enquist

Drama I: Chamber Plays

Per Olov Enquist has written some of his most important works for the stage, and he is constantly played in theatres both at home and abroad. In two large thematically edified volumes, his ever-current dramas are now collected, including several previously unpublished works. Like his novels, many of the chamber plays move in the borderlands between documentation and fiction, but there are also several political plays. The collection includes his debut as a playwright, The Night of the Tribades, one of the most performed and most translated Swedish plays, but also From the Lives of RainwormsThe Hour of the Lynx, and The Image Makers.

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Per Olov Enquist was born in 1934 in a small village in Norrland, the northern part of Sweden. After studies at the university of Uppsala he received his MA in 1960. Since the early sixties Enquist has worked as literary and theatre critic for several newspapers and magazines. He is one of Sweden’s leading contemporary…

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Per Olov Enquist has written some of his most important works for the stage, and he is constantly played in theatres both at home and abroad. In two large thematically edified volumes, his ever-current dramas are now collected, including several previously unpublished works. Like his novels, many of the chamber plays move in the borderlands between documentation and fiction, but there are also several political plays. The collection includes his debut as a playwright, The Night of the Tribades, one of the most performed and most translated Swedish plays, but also From the Lives of RainwormsThe Hour of the Lynx, and The Image Makers.

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