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Ibsen Plays free pdf The plays in this volume range from the once shockingly realistic Ghosts (1881), 'the play that launched a thousand ships of critical fury'- through The Wild Duck (1884) with its innovatory symbolism and its touching portrait of a fourteen-year-old girl held in thrall by her feckless father ('Where,' asked George Bernard Shaw, 'shall I find an epithet magnificent enough for The Wild Duck?')- to The Master Builder (1892), showing the semi-autobiographical relationship between an ageing genius and a dynamic young woman.Michael Meyer's translations are 'crisp and cobweb-free, purged of verbal Victoriana' (Kenneth Tynan)

About Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) was a Norwegian playwright and poet whose realistic, symbolic and often controversial plays revolutionised European theatre. He is widely regarded as the father of modern drama. His acclaimed plays include A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler, An Enemy of the People and The Pillars of the Community. His centenary was celebrated in 2006.

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Author : Henrik Ibsen
Publisher : Methuen Drama
Data Published : 25 September 1980
ISBN : 0413463303
EAN : 9780413463302
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 319 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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