The Fathers of Modern Drama: Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg with Lynne Agress, PhD

fall 23

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Course Title: The Fathers of Modern Drama: Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg

Instructor: Lynne Agress

Brought to you by Odyssey  

October 30, 2023 - December 04, 2023 (6 Sessions)  

Monday, 6:30 PM ET 

Virtual via Zoom


COURSE DESCRIPTION: In this course we will read and discuss three of Ibsen's most popular plays: "A Doll's House," "Hedda Gabler," and "Ghosts”. Although written in the 1800s, each play's themes strongly resonate today. The two Strindberg plays, also relevant today, that we also will analyze, are "Miss Julie" and "The Father." Not a year goes by when at least one of these plays is not performed on or off Broadway and here in Baltimore at Center Stage or Everyman, providing a great opportunity for course participants.


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ABOUT Lynne Agress

Lynne Agress, Ph.D., has taught at Johns Hopkins University, Smith, and Goucher Colleges, and the University of Maryland.  She was president of BWB-Business and Legal Writing, Inc. and still conducts writing and editing workshops for companies.  She is the author of THE FEMININE IRONY and WORKING WITH WORDS,  as well as numerous articles in magazines and newspapers.  For the past 10 years, she has been writing opinion pieces for THE BALTIMORE SUN.

 Event Date
Monday, October 30, 2023
6:30pm EDT

Monday, December 4, 2023
8:30pm EDT

1-800-JHU-JHU1 (548-5481)

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