Four Major Plays

Author: Henrik Ibsen
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192833871
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Drama

Four plays by Henrik Ibsen: A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler and the Master Builder.

A Doll s House

Author: Henrik Johan Ibsen
Publisher: Perfection Learning
ISBN: 0756970970
Release Date: 2006-06-01
Genre: Fiction

Includes A Doll's House, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, and The Master Builder.

Nora oder Ein Puppenheim

Author: Henrik Ibsen
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9783843039383
Release Date: 2016-01-19
Genre: Drama

Henrik Ibsen: Nora oder Ein Puppenheim Originaltitel: Et dukkehjem. Uraufführung Kopenhagen, 21.12.1879, Erstdruck: Kopenhagen (Gyldendal) 1879. Hier in der Übers. v. M. v. Borch. Vollständige Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2016, 2. Auflage. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Ibsen, Henrik: Ein Puppenheim. [Übers. v. M[arie] von Borch], in: Henrik Ibsen: Sämtliche Werke, Vierter Band. Hg. v. Julius Elias u. Paul Schlenther, Berlin: S. Fischer, 1907. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgeführt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Lucien Métivet, Illustration aus dem journal humoristique, 1898. Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.

Four Great Plays of Henrik Ibsen

Author: Henrick Ibsen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451685671
Release Date: 2016-02-16
Genre: Drama

Enduring Liturature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship Four of the most popular and profound works from the playwright known as the "father of modern theater." This Enriched Classic Edition includes: • A concise introduction that gives readers important background information • A chronology of the author's life and work • A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context • An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations • Detailed explanatory notes • Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work • Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction • A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. Series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson

A Doll s House

Author: Henrik Ibsen
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
ISBN: 9781559368506
Release Date: 2016-06-06
Genre: Drama

"In [Wilder's] A Doll's House . . . the relationship of dialogue to action is very special, like nothing that had been heard on stage before."—David Hammond, PlayMakers Repertory Company Not staged since its Broadway premiere starring Ruth Gordon in 1937, the first-ever publication of this adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama is revitalized through the shrewd lens of American drama master, Thornton Wilder. With his famous, clarifying dialogue, Wilder uproots this classic from Norway and funnels it through an American lens. The marriage of Ibsen's famed naturalistic style melds with Wilder's knack for emotional nuance to create a rich, demonstrative edition of the revered standard A Doll's House. Henrik Ibsen has often been referred to as the father of realistic drama. The Norwegian playwright is best known for his major works Brand, Peer Gynt, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, and The Master Builder. Thornton Wilder was an accomplished novelist and playwright in the twentieth century. Two of his four major plays garnered Pulitzer Prizes, Our Town (1938) and The Skin of Our Teeth (1943). His play The Matchmaker was later adapted into the record-breaking musical Hello, Dolly! The Bridge of San Luis Rey, one of his seven novels, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928, and his next-to-last novel, The Eighth Day received the National Book Award (1968). Our Town continues to be the most produced American play in the world.

Ein Volksfeind

Author: Henrik Ibsen
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1523647922
Release Date: 2016-01-23
Genre:

Henrik Ibsen: Ein Volksfeind. Schauspiel in fünf Akten Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch Berliner Ausgabe, 2016 Vollständiger, durchgesehener Neusatz mit einer Biographie des Autors bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger En Folkefiende. Entstanden 1882. Erstaufführung am 13. Januar 1883 am Christiania Theater in Oslo. Textgrundlage: Sämtliche Werke. Volksausgabe in fünf Bänden. Herausgegeben von Julius Elias und Paul Schlenther. Einzige autorisierte deutsch Ausgabe. S. Fischer, Berlin 1907. Herausgeber der Reihe: Michael Holzinger Reihengestaltung: Viktor Harvion Umschlaggestaltung unter Verwendung des Bildes: Nils Gude, Portrait von Henrik Ibsen in München, März 1891 Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.

Four Great Plays

Author: Henrik Johan Ibsen
Publisher: Bantam Classics
ISBN: 9780553212808
Release Date: 1984-01-01
Genre: Drama

Four plays by the nineteenth-century Norwegian dramatist deal with the breakup of a marriage, Puritan moral standards, the force of public opinion, and personal illusions, in a volume that contains Ghosts, The Wild Duck, An Enemy of the People, and A Doll's House. Reissue.

Der achte Sch pfungstag

Author: Thornton Wilder
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783104034560
Release Date: 2014-12-22
Genre: Fiction

National Book Award für den besten amerikanischen Roman des Jahres 1967 Vordergründig ist diese amerikanische Saga eine Kriminalgeschichte: Ein unschuldig wegen Mordes zum Tode Verurteilter wird auf der Fahrt zur Hinrichtung von Maskierten befreit. Er beginnt seine Flucht, seine Familie sieht ihn nie wieder. In Rückblenden und Perspektiven des Zukünftigen wird Stück um Stück, durch mehrere Generationen, die Geschichte zweier amerikanischer Familien aufgerollt, die des Ermordeten und die des angeblichen Mörders. Dahinter steht in diesem großen Roman die Frage nach dem Sinn von Leben und Tod.

Ibsen

Author: Henrik Ibsen
Publisher: Smith & Kraus Pub Incorporated
ISBN: STANFORD:36105022955244
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Drama

Contains production-tested translations of four plays by ninteenth-century Norwegian author Henrik Ibsen, including "A Doll House," "Ghosts," "An Enemy of the People," and "Hedda Gabler."

A Doll s House and Other Plays

Author: Henrik Ibsen
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141964157
Release Date: 2016-06-30
Genre: Drama

Four of Ibsen's most important plays in superb modern translations, part of the new Penguin Ibsen series. With her assertion that she is 'first and foremost a human being', Nora Helmer sent shockwaves throughout Europe when she appeared in Ibsen's greatest and most famous play, A Doll's House. Depicting one woman's struggle to be treated as a rational human being, and not merely a wife, mother or fragile doll, the play changed the course of theatrical history and sparked debates worldwide about the roles of men and women in society. Ibsen's follow-up Ghosts was no less radical, with its unrelenting investigation into religious hypocrisy, family secrets and sexual double-dealing. These two masterpieces are accompanied here by The Pillars of Society and An Enemy of the People, both set in Norwegian coastal towns and exploring the tensions and dark compromises at the heart of society. The new Penguin series of Ibsen's major plays offer the best available editions in English, under the general editorship of Tore Rem. All the plays have been freshly translated by the best modern translators and are based on the recently published, definitive Norwegian edition of Ibsen's works. They include new introductions and editorial apparatus by leading scholars.

The Historical Present

Author: Walter Kudrycz
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781441107602
Release Date: 2011-01-13
Genre: History

Medievalism has become a central concern for those studying and teaching medieval history. It can be distinguished from traditional medieval history because it is not directly concerned with the study of the Middle Ages themselves, but rather it looks at how ideas about the medieval era operate in modern culture. This volume breaks new ground by moving beyond the arena of contemporary popular culture by interpreting modern academic attitudes towards the Middle Ages as themselves forms of medievalism. What is presented as refined historical truth is no more than a construction of truth derived from the larger philosophical and cultural trends of our own day. This volume argues that modernity's sense of the medieval past is the product of the dominant intellectual movements of the nineteenth century, Romanticism and Idealism, and that nineteenth century attitudes have continued to inform current understandings of the Middle Ages. This is a narrative that combines the main themes of modern scholarship on the medieval age with a subtly portrayed picture of the philosophical culture which produced them.

Books in Print

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ISBN: UOM:39015054023182
Release Date: 2002
Genre: American literature

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.