About the Author

Egil Törnqvist is professor emeritus in Scandinavian studies at the University of Amsterdam. His most recent books include Strindberg’s “The Ghost Sonata”: From Text to Performance, Bergman’s Muses: Aesthetic Versatility in Film, Theatre, Television, and Radio, and Eugene O’Neill: A Playwright’s Theatre.  Birgitta Steene is professor emerita in literature and film at the University of Washington, and author of Ingmar Bergman: A Reference Guide, which won the Theatre Library Association’s Special Prize in 2007.