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- 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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 16.54
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...
- 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...
- MP Publishing 2009; US$ 3.99
A father, trying to understand both his autistic son and himself, pens a truthful and heartfelt memoir encompassing their conversations, adventures, struggles, and achievements.With great love and profound wonder, Halfdan W. Freihow describes his complex relationship with his youngest son, Gabriel, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of three.... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 53.42
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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 22.79
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is the founder of modern theater, and his plays are performed all over the world. Yet in spite of his unquestioned status as a classic of the stage, Ibsen is often dismissed as a fuddy-duddy old realist, whose plays are of interest only because they remain the gateway to modern theater. In Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism... more...