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Doll's House

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ISBN-10: 0573608148

ISBN-13: 9780573608148

Edition: 1997

Authors: Henrik Ibsen, Christopher Hampton

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Drama / Characters: 3 males, 4 females, 2 children This epochal drama of marriage and the individual portrays a controlling husband Torvald Helmer and his wife Nora, a submissive young woman who, when their idealized homelife collapses, comes to the realization that she must finally close the door on her husband, children, and life in "a doll's house" in order to find and live as her true self.
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Book details

List price: $7.50
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Samuel French Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
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…