A Doll s House

  • Filename: a-doll-s-house.
  • ISBN: 9781304063922
  • Release Date: 2015-05-18
  • Number of pages: 74
  • Author: Henrik Ibsen
  • Publisher: Sheba Blake Publishing



A Doll’s House, written two years after The Pillars of Society, was the first of Ibsen’s plays to create a sensation and is now perhaps his most famous play, and required reading in many secondary schools and universities. The play was highly controversial when first published, as it is sharply critical of 19th Century marriage norms. It follows the formula of well-made play up until the final act, when it breaks convention by ending with a discussion, not an unravelling. It is often called the first true feminist play, although Ibsen denied this.

A Doll s House

  • Filename: a-doll-s-house.
  • ISBN: 9781408106020
  • Release Date: 2008-08-19
  • Number of pages: 116
  • Author: Henrik Ibsen
  • Publisher: A&C Black



The play is combined with a full commentary on the plot, context, themes, characters, language and critical reception.

Henrik Ibsen

  • Filename: henrik-ibsen.
  • ISBN:
  • Release Date: 2008-01-01
  • Number of pages: 79
  • Author: S. H. Siddall
  • Publisher: Humanities-Ebooks



Stephen Siddall’s study of one of Ibsen’s most innovative plays places it firmly in the context of nineteenth century European theatre, ‘novelty theatre’, and the society of Norway of its time. The book discusses responses to Ibsen, especially those of George Bernard Shaw and William Archer in London, and the relationship of the play to issues of theatrical censorship. (More modern treatments, like the remarkable ones by Ingmar Bergman and by Fassbinder, are also covered.) The character of Nora leads into a discussion of feminism, and her relationship with Torvald and the performance of the crucial tarantella is sensitively discussed.

Ibsen A Doll s House

  • Filename: ibsen-a-doll-s-house.
  • ISBN: 0521478669
  • Release Date: 1995-04-27
  • Number of pages: 210
  • Author: Egil Tornqvist
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



Ibsen's A Doll's House is one of the most widely debated plays, but which version of the play do we refer to--the original text, translations, stage presentation, radio, film or television adaptations? This study addresses these questions and examines how the choice of medium and directorial approaches have influenced the meaning of the play text. Comparative analysis of the text and performance is framed by biographical background to the play and its impact on later dramatists such as Strindberg and Shaw.

A Doll s House Literary Touchstone Edition

  • Filename: a-doll-s-house-literary-touchstone-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781580495981
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 85
  • Author: Henrik Ibsen
  • Publisher: Prestwick House Inc



This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader?s notes to help the modern reader contend with Ibsen?s approach to complex human interactions and the relationship between the sexes.Norwegian-born Henrik Ibsen?s classic play about the struggle between independence and security still resonates with readers and audience members today. Often hailed as an early feminist work, the story of Nora and Torvald rises above simple gender issues to ask the bigger question: "To what extent have we sacrificed our selves for the sake of social customs and to protect what we think is love?" Nora?s struggle and ultimate realizations about her life invite all of us to examine our own lives and find the many ways we have made ourselves dolls and playthings in the hands of forces we believe to be beyond our control.

A Doll s House

  • Filename: a-doll-s-house.
  • ISBN: 057124954X
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 111
  • Author: Zinnie Harris
  • Publisher:



The Vaughans are all set to enjoy Christmas. Thomas has been promoted and Nora is delighted. Everything at last seems to be going right, until a visitor arrives uninvited and causes them to question just how perfect their marriage is.Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House caused outrage both in its style and subject matter when first staged in 1879. Zinnie Harris's retelling is played against the backdrop of British politics at the turn of the last century - to revel a world where duty, power and hypocrisy rule.Zinnie Harris's version of A Doll's House premiered at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in May 2009.

Henrick Ibsen s A Doll s House

  • Filename: henrick-ibsen-s-a-doll-s-house.
  • ISBN: 1854598724
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Stephen Unwin
  • Publisher: Nick Hern Books



Brand new seires of highly accessible guides to the world's best-known plays

CliffsNotes on Ibsen s Plays I A Doll s House Hedda Gabler

  • Filename: cliffsnotes-on-ibsen-s-plays-i-a-doll-s-house-hedda-gabler.
  • ISBN: 9780544182165
  • Release Date: 2004-09-10
  • Number of pages: 72
  • Author: Marianne Sturman
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. CliffsNotes on A Doll's House & Hedda Gabler takes you into Henrick Ibsen's dramatic plays, controversial theater productions that inflamed audience reactions in the nineteenth century. A Doll's House follows the story of a housewife who emerges from the confinement of her married life to confront the conditions of the outside world. Typical of Ibsen's dramas, Hedda Gabler portrays a depraved world in which women in particular submit to unsatisfying socially imposed roles. Summaries and expert commentaries cover each act within both plays; other features that help you figure out these important works include Life and background of the playwright Summary of Ibsen's most famous plays Analysis of the plays' structure, themes, and characters A complete list of Ibsen's drama Sample exam questions and essay topics Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Leaving a Doll s House

  • Filename: leaving-a-doll-s-house.
  • ISBN: 0316093831
  • Release Date: 1998-04-01
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Claire Bloom
  • Publisher: Back Bay Books



Writing with grace, wit, and remarkable candor, actress Claire Bloom looks back at her crowded life: her accomplishments on stage and screen; her romantic liaisons with some of the great leading men of our era; and at "the most important relationship" of her life--her marriage to author Philip Roth. of photos.

A Doll s House

  • Filename: a-doll-s-house.
  • ISBN: 148275911X
  • Release Date: 2013-03-12
  • Number of pages: 98
  • Author: Henrik Ibsen
  • Publisher:



Reproduction of the classic, "A Doll's House." This edition has been produced without the use of OCR(Optical Character Recognition), to reduce the occurrence of typos, marks and notations with the addition of improved formatting."A Doll's House" was written in 1879, and is widely regarded as the first true feminist work.

A Doll s House

  • Filename: a-doll-s-house.
  • ISBN: LCCN:2011670192
  • Release Date: 1938
  • Number of pages:
  • Author:
  • Publisher:



The Broadhurst Theatre, Affiliated Theatres Building Co. Inc., Jed Harris presents Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House," acting version by Thornton Wilder, settings and costumes by Donald Oenslager, production by Mr. Harris.

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