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- The Floating Press 1923; US$ 3.95
When A Doll's House was first published in 1879 it created a sensation. The play follows the ordinary life of a housewife. Gradually the tensions within her marriage become clear and build to a final, stunning action. The play is widely studied because of its sharp critique of 19th century marriage norms, and its feminist tendencies. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Fearing rejection by her community, Helene Alving stayed with her philandering husband up until his death. She finds out that her son Osvald not only has congenital syphilis, but is in love with the maid without knowing she is his half-sister. Eventually Mrs. Alving must face the cruel choice of euthanizing her own son as he descends into a syphilitic... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler was first published in 1890. Despite premiering the next year to negative reviews, the play since been hailed as a classic work of realism, with the character Hedda being considered by some critics as one of the great dramatic roles; a female Hamlet. Gabler is actually the character's maiden... more...
- De Gruyter 1976; US$ 126.00
In the history of modern theater Ibsen is one of the dominating figures. The sixteen chapters of this Companion explore his life and work. The plays are grouped and discussed chronologically; among the thematic topics are discussions of Ibsen's comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism. Substantial chapters account for Ibsen's influence on the international... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 51.17
Hauptbeschreibung Der "Narziss Peer Gynt" widmet sich einem Aspekt von Henrik Ibsens Peer Gynt, der bisher in der deutschsprachigen Literatur kaum behandelt wurde. Der Fokus dieser Arbeit liegt auf der psychologischen Dimension Peer Gynts, die sich einerseits aus den Parallelen von Ibsens und Peers Leben, andererseits aus Ibsens Persönlichkeitsveränderung... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 15.84
Fabeln, Mären, Schwänke und Legenden gehörten in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit zu den beliebtesten Erzählformaten überhaupt. Es handelt sich dabei um kurze Texte, die ihr Publikum unterhalten, belehren oder erbauen wollten und deshalb auch heute noch einen verlässlichen Einblick in die zeitgenössische Kultur- und Mentalitätsgeschichte gewähren. Diese... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. CliffsNotes on A Doll's House & Hedda Gabler takes you into Henrick Ibsen's dramatic plays, controversial theater productions that inflamed audience reactions in the nineteenth century. A Doll's House follows the story of... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1970; US$ 67.50
Until recently critics have tended to regard Ibsen principally as a social dramatist, one who was concerned primarily with the political, social, and moral questions of his time. Radical though he was in the Victorian era, his ideas, with the passage o ti more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 67.50
A dramatist for all seasons Einar Haugen calls Henrik Ibsen in this series of lectures given in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Norwegian playwrights birth. Using a modified version of the communications model developed by linguist Roman Jakobson more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
This book analyses the different ways in which Ibsen?s plays were and are performed in different cultures on five continents and examines the impact of such performances on the theatre, social life, and politics of these cultures. It shows that performing Ibsen means performing multiple modernities. more...