Island of the Doomed — University of Minnesota Press

Island of the Doomed — University of Minnesota Press

Laurie Thompson discusses Stig Dagerman’s newest publication from University of Minnesota Press, ISLAND OF THE DOOMED, for Beatrice.com. Blogcritics book review: Island of the Doomed by Stig Dagerman For Dante hell was a series of descending circles, for Sartre it was a room without exit, for Stig Dagerman it is a deserted island on which seven shipwrecked survivors find themselves stranded …

Blogcritics book review: Island of the Doomed by Stig

They are on the Island of the Doomed. Written in the summer of 1946 while Dagerman was staying, appropriately enough, at a writing cabin once belonging to the author of The Ghost Sonata and Miss Julie, August Strindberg, Island of the Doomed is a novel as dark and macabre as any of the work of the great playwright. It is a nightmare vision of the human condition best compared with the novels of a …

Project MUSE – Island of the Doomed

In the summer of 1946, while secluded in August Strindberg’s small cabin in the Stockholm archipelago, Stig Dagerman wrote Island of the Doomed. This novel was unlike any other yet seen in Sweden and would establish him as the country’s brightest literary star.

Island of the Doomed ( De dömdas ö ) – Stig Dagerman

Island of the Doomed (De dömdas ö, 1946). Translation and introduction by Laurie Thompson. Quartet Books, London, 1991. ISBN 0-7043-7001-8; University of Minnesota Press, 2012. Shipwrecked on a remote, waterless island in the Pacific, seven castaways await their inevitable death. The language is inspired by Faulkner, and the symbolism by Kafka.

Island of the doomed (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]

Island of the doomed. [Stig Dagerman; Laurie Thompson] — In the summer of 1946, while secluded in August Strindberg’s small cabin in the Stockholm archipelago, Stig Dagerman wrote Island of …

Island of the Doomed – PopMatters

Instead, Island of the Doomed is a much more literary form of horror. Likened to Kafka and Faulkner, Dagerman created a book that is not so much to be read as studied and a story that is not meant

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