Play Index Book

Play Index


  • Author : Estelle A. Fidell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1968
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 0824203836
  • Total Read : 79
  • File Size : 11,9 Mb

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Cumulative Book Index Book

Cumulative Book Index


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: American literature
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015058373625
  • Total Read : 92
  • File Size : 17,6 Mb

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Cumulative Book Index Summary:

A world list of books in the English language.

Standard Catalog for Public Libraries Book

Standard Catalog for Public Libraries


  • Author : H.W. Wilson Company
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1931
  • Genre: Best books
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B4597755
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 8,5 Mb

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Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism Book

Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism


  • Author : Toril Moi
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2008-02-14
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191502644
  • Total Read : 65
  • File Size : 19,6 Mb

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Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism Summary:

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is the founder of modern theater, and his plays are performed all over the world. Yet in spite of his unquestioned status as a classic of the stage, Ibsen is often dismissed as a fuddy-duddy old realist, whose plays are of interest only because they remain the gateway to modern theater. In Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism , Toril Moi makes a powerful case not just for Ibsen's modernity, but for his modernism. Situating Ibsen in his cultural context, she shows how unexpected his rise to world fame was, and the extent of his influence on writers such Shaw, Wilde, and Joyce who were seeking to escape the shackles of Victorianism. Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism also rewrites nineteenth-century literary history; positioning Ibsen between visual art and philosophy, the book offers a critique of traditional theories of the opposition between realism and modernism. Modernism, Moi argues, arose from the ruins of idealism, the dominant aesthetic paradigm of the nineteenth century. She also shows why Ibsen still matters to us today, by focusing on two major themes-his explorations of women, men, and marriage and his clear-eyed chronicling of the tension between skepticism and the everyday. This radical new account places Ibsen in his rightful place alongside Baudelaire, Flaubert, and Manet as a founder of European modernism.

The Complete Major Prose Plays Book
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The Complete Major Prose Plays


  • Author : Henrik Ibsen
  • Publisher : New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • Release Date : 1978-01-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 1143
  • ISBN 10 : 0374174148
  • Total Read : 69
  • File Size : 19,9 Mb

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The Complete Major Prose Plays Summary:

Ibsen's twelve outstanding plays, from Pillars of Society to When We Dead Awaken, are accompanied by brief introductions illuminating the distinctive features of each

Four Great Plays by Henrik Ibsen Book
Score: 4
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Four Great Plays by Henrik Ibsen


  • Author : Henrik Ibsen
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Release Date : 1984-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553212808
  • Total Read : 96
  • File Size : 11,7 Mb

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Four Great Plays by Henrik Ibsen Summary:

Here, in a single volume, are four major plays by the first modern playwright, Henrick Ibsen. Ghosts—The startling portrayal of a family destroyed by disease and infidelity. The Wild Duck—A poignant drama of lost illusions. An Enemy Of The People—Ibsen’s vigorous attack on public opinion. And A Doll's House—The play that scandalized the Victorian world with its unsparing views of love and marriage, featuring one of the most controversial heroines—and one of the most famous exists—in the literature of the stage.

The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays Book

The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays


  • Author : Henrik Ibsen
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
  • Release Date : 2010-10-15
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 1408128438
  • Total Read : 61
  • File Size : 11,5 Mb

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The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays Summary:

The study of Naturalist theatre remains a staple and often foundational part of the curriculum at all levels of drama education. This anthology of six of the most commonly studied and revived Naturalist plays from the European repertoire offers a unique compendium that will serve as required reading for drama courses and is ideal for theatre practitioners and fans. The selected plays perfectly reflect the formal and geographical diversity of Naturalist theatre as well as its major philosophical, political, and theatrical preoccupations. The volume includes Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House (1879), August Strindberg's Miss Julie (1888), Gerhart Hauptmann's The Weavers (1892), Bernard Shaw's Mrs Warren's Profession (1893), Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters (1901), and John Galsworthy's Strife (1909). A critical introduction by Dr. Chris Megson contextualizes the emergence of Naturalist theatre in the late nineteenth century, identifying its principal aims and methods; provides an analysis of the selected plays, mapping their key preoccupations; and ends by considering Naturalism's enduring legacy and resonance today.