A Doll's House

A Doll's House

by Henrik Ibsen

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Overview

One of the best-known, most frequently performed of modern plays, displaying Ibsen's genius for realistic prose drama. A classic expression of women's rights, the play builds to a climax in which the central character, Nora, rejects a smothering marriage and life in "a doll's house." Publisher's Note. Contents. Dramatis Personae.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486270623
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 02/21/1992
Series: Dover Thrift Editions
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 48,118
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Only Shakespeare's plays are performed more frequently than those of Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906). The Norwegian playwright, theater director, and poet scandalized many of his contemporaries as he led the theater into the modern era by exploring the realities behind 19th-century social conventions.

Table of Contents

The introduction and commentary to the play covers:

Cultural and theatrical contexts
Themes
Dramatic devices
Performance history
Trends in scholarly and popular debate

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