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An Enemy of the People/The Wild Duck/Rosmersholm

Henrik Johan Ibsen


PUBLISHED: 31st January 2010
ISBN: 9780199539130
ANNOTATION:
Written in the aftermath of hostile criticism of Ghosts, Ibsen's three plays all deal with the moral courage needed to tell the truth. They are peopled not by symbolic figures and abstract concepts, but by complex individuals pitted against, or part of, a society that Ibsen felt was morally abhorrent and claustrophobically provincial.
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PUBLISHED: 31st January 2010
ISBN: 9780199539130
ANNOTATION:
Written in the aftermath of hostile criticism of Ghosts, Ibsen's three plays all deal with the moral courage needed to tell the truth. They are peopled not by symbolic figures and abstract concepts, but by complex individuals pitted against, or part of, a society that Ibsen felt was morally abhorrent and claustrophobically provincial.

Annotation

Written in the aftermath of hostile criticism of Ghosts, Ibsen's three plays all deal with the moral courage needed to tell the truth. They are peopled not by symbolic figures and abstract concepts, but by complex individuals pitted against, or part of, a society that Ibsen felt was morally abhorrent and claustrophobically provincial.

Publisher Description

Taken from the Oxford Ibsen, this collection of Ibsen's plays includes An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, and Rosmersholm.

Author Biography

Ibsen was a playwright and poet. He worked at theatres in Bergen and Kristiania. He later went into voluntary exile after his theatre went bankrupt. He suffered a stroke in 1900 which ended his literary career.

Table of Contents

An Enemy of the People The Wild Duck Rosmersholm

Long Description

Written in the aftermath of hostile criticism of Ghosts, Ibsen's three plays all deal with the moral courage needed to tell the truth. They are peopled not by symbolic figures and abstract concepts, but by complex individuals pitted against, or part of, a society that Ibsen felt was morally abhorrent and claustrophobically provincial. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Product Details

Language
English
Translator
James McFarlane
ISBN-10
0199539138
ISBN-13
9780199539130
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2010
Publication Date
2010-01-31
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edited by
James McFarlane
Short Title
ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE/WILD DUCK/
Pages
311
Author
Henrik Johan Ibsen
Residence
NO
Audience
General/Trade
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA