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Brand A Version for the Stage by Geoffrey Hill

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ISBN-10: 0140446761

ISBN-13: 9780140446760

Edition: 3rd 1996

Authors: Henrik Ibsen, Inga-Stina Ewbank, Geoffrey Hill, Henrik Ibsen, Geoffrey Hill

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A priest is driven by faith to risk and witness the deaths of his wife and child. This is Ibsen's first masterpiece, a poetic drama composed in 1865 and published to tremendous critical and popular acclaim.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Henrik Ibsen was born of well-to-do parents at Skien, a small Norwegian coastal town, on March 20, 1828. In 1836 his father went bankrupt, and the family was reduced to near poverty. At the age of fifteen, he was apprenticed to an apothecary in Grimstad. In 1850 Ibsen ventured to Christiania --present-day Oslo --as a student, with the hope of becoming a doctor. On the strength of his first two plays he was appointed "theater-poet" to the new Bergen National Theater, where he wrote five conventional romantic and historical dramas and absorbed the elements of his craft. In 1857 he was called to the directorship of the financially unsound Christiania Norwegian Theater, which failed in 1862. In…    

Savien Cyrano de Bergerac (1619-1655) French soldier, satirist, and dramatist, whose life has been the basis of many romantic but unhistorical legends. The best-known of them is Edmond Rostand's verse drama Cyrano de Bergerac (1897). Bergerac's major works were two posthumously published accounts of fantastic voyages, VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE (1657) and L'HISTOIRE DES �TATS ET EMPIRES DU SOLEIL (1662).Born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, in 1932, Geoffrey Hill is the author of three books of criticism and eleven books of poetry, including The Triumph of Love, co-winner of the Heinemann Award. His Collected Poems, Canaan, The Triumph of Love, Speech! Speech!, The Orchards of Syon, Scenes from…