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An enemy of the people

Author: Henrik Ibsen; Christopher Hampton
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henrik Ibsen; Christopher Hampton
ISBN: 057119429X 9780571194292
OCLC Number: 37890945
Language Note: Translation from the Norweigan.
Notes: Translation from the Norwegian.
Description: vii, 130 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Folkefiende.
Responsibility: Henrik Ibsen ; in a new version by Christopher Hampton.

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The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.Dr Stockmann attempts to expose a water pollution scandal in his home town which is about to establish itself as a spa.  Read more...

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"An unequivocal triumph." --Times Literary Supplement (London)"Christopher Hampton's new version of the text is also a revelation . . . An Enemy of the People has been reborn as a passionate current Read more...

 
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