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Ibsen, Henrik 1828-1906

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Most widely held works by Henrik Ibsen
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
816 editions published between 990 and 2014 in 31 languages and held by 7,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Among the masterpieces of world literature, this great verse drama by Norway's famed playwright humorously yet profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies common to all humanity as it follows the roguish life of a charming but arrogant young man. A literary delight since it was first published in 1875
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
250 editions published between 1879 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ibsen's seminal play, which changed modern drama, is a searing view of a male-dominated and authoritarian society, presented with a realism that elevates theatre to a level above mere entertainment. The reverberations of Nora's slamming the door as she leaves Torvald continue to the present day
Hedda Gabler a play in four acts by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
487 editions published between 1881 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 4,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brand by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
261 editions published between 1866 and 2012 in 15 languages and held by 3,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Brand was Ibsen's first masterpiece, a poetic drama composed in 1865 and published to tremendous critical and popular acclaim. The unsparing vision of a priest driven by faith to risk and witness the deaths of his wife and child gives Brand its icy ferocity. When he was writing it in Italy, Ibsen declared: 'It is blessedly peaceful out here; no one I know; I read nothing but the Bible ... ' Geoffrey Hill provides a new Preface to this third and revised edition of his great stage version of Brand."--Jacket
An enemy of the people a play in five acts by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
116 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghosts, An enemy of the people, the wild duck notes ... by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
326 editions published between 1881 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powerful psychological drama (1881) exposes hypocrisy of social conventions. Mrs. Helen Alving is haunted by her husband's infidelities and the disease he has passed to their son
The works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
58 editions published between 1911 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
TOC: Hedda Gabler -- Ghosts -- An enemy of the people -- A doll's house -- The league of youth -- The wild duck -- The master builder -- Pillars of society -- Rosmersholm - Peer Gynt
Four great plays by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
44 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doll's house -- The wild duck -- An enemy of the people -- Ghosts
The wild duck : a new translation, the writing of the play, criticism by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
169 editions published between 1887 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
90 editions published between 1892 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Halvard Solness, a middle-aged architect whose ruthlessness in his business makes him a hardened individual, is reaching for love while clinging to a career that is on the verge of collapse. Affected by his ambitions are his wife and his colleagues, until a young woman shows up asking for a promised kingdom
Hedda Gabler and other plays by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
85 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frustrated by her middle class married life, Hedda realizes her only satisfaction comes from manipulating those around her. Her schemes involving her husband and her former lover soon spin out of control
John Gabriel Borkman by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
176 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The play is based on an incident that Ibsen recorded from an earlier period in his life, the attempted suicide of an army officer who had been accused of embezzlement. The Borkman family fortunes have been brought low by the imprisonment of John Gabriel who used his position as a bank manager to illegally speculate with his investors' money. The action of the play takes place eight years after Borkman's release when John Gabriel Borkman, Mrs. Borkman, and her twin sister Ella Rentheim battle over the future of young Erhart Borkman. Though John Gabriel Borkman continues the line of naturalism a
The league of youth. : a doll's house. The lady from the sea by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
32 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The three plays in this volume demonstrate different sides of Henrik Ibsen's genius, but all deal with themes of alienation from society and the breaking down of convention. A Doll's House (1879) portrays a woman questioning her duty to her husband and seeking to escape the stifling confines of her marriage-a theme that shocked contemporary audiences and established Ibsen's name outside Scandinavia. In The League of Youth (1869), his first prose drama, Ibsen created a vivid comedy about a hypocritical politician, and in The Lady from the Sea (1888), he depicts a woman who longs to return to the life she enjoyed before she was married. Peter Watts's lively modern translation is accompanied by an introduction examining Ibsen's life and times, with individual discussions of each of the three plays
Arthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the people by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
53 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation by Arthur Miller of the story of a doctor who cannot conform. Dr. Stockmann attempts to expose a water pollution scandal in his home town which is about to establish itself as a spa. When his brother, the mayor, conspires with local politicians and the newspaper to suppress the story, Stockmann appeals to the public meeting only to be shouted down and reviled as an enemy of the people. Ibsen's explosive play reveals his distrust of politicians and the blindly held prejudices of the solid majority
Ghosts a family-drama in three acts by Henrik Ibsen( )
32 editions published between 1881 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rosmersholm by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
171 editions published between 1886 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rosmersholm is a play written in 1886 by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. In the estimation of many critics the piece is Ibsen's masterwork, only equalled by The Wild Duck of 1884. As expressed by the protagonist, Rosmer, the theme of the play is social and political change, in which the traditional ruling classes relinquish their right to impose their ideals on the rest of society, but the action is entirely personal, resting on the conduct of the immoral, or amoral, "free thinking" heroine, Rebecca, who sets herself to undermine Rosmer's religious and political beliefs because of
The wild duck by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
75 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this 1884 masterpiece by "the father of modern drama", the idealistic son of a corrupt merchant exposes his father's duplicity, but in the process destroys the very people he wishes to save. Led by his conviction that reality is superior to illusion, Gregers Werle forces his friends, the Ekdals, to confront the truth about their lives. Unfortunately, these truths, involving scandal, illegitimacy, imprisonment and madness, only serve to wound the Ekdals further. In the play, the wild duck is a symbol of this injured family, and perhaps, of the loss of Ibsen's youthful idealism. Moving and powerful, this thought-provoking tragedy offers ample testimony to the justice of Ibsen's status as one of the giants of modern theater
The collected works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
61 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy
The wild duck ; The League of youth ; Rosmersholm by Henrik Ibsen( )
14 editions published between 1917 and 1995 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pillars of society by Henrik Ibsen( Book )
77 editions published between 1886 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pillars of Society (original Norwegian title: Samfundets støtter) is an 1877 play written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen had great trouble with the writing of this play which came before the series of masterpieces which made him famous throughout the world. The ending is the most criticised feature, since Bernick is clearly guilty of attempted murder but gets off unscathed, but successfully illustrates that the rich and powerful are often selfish and corrupt.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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