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- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 3.99
Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House (1879) criticizes the nineteenth-century marriage norms and comments on the rights of women. It is the story of a woman who is going to abandon her children and marriage. Nora Helmer has an uneasy relationship with her husband Torvald Helmer, but has secretly borrowed money from Krogstad, one of Torvald's employees, to... more...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 45.02
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...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This is Marie Hamsun's personal narrative from the years 1940-1952, i.e. from the invasion and occupation of Norway until the death of Knut Hamsun. She illuminates personal, psychological, and political facets of Knut Hamsun's character and traces the roots of his deep-seated Germanophilia and Anglophobia, respectively. Her insights are based... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 377.00
The ?Zeitung für Einsiedler? was one of the most original periodicals produced by German Romanticism. It was published by Achim von Arnim, who deliberately launched the paper without daily news stories as a kind of anthology. This intention was gradually overtaken by a literary feud with the translator of Homer and classicist Johann Heinrich... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 171.66
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...
- De Gruyter 1976; US$ 140.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1950, could best be described as a combination of literary, psychological and social criticism. Considerable space is allotted to the personal inner drama of Ibsen, which provides not only a clue to his art but shows how most of his themes inevitably grew out of the other. The author also explores some of those factors... more...