The play "Doll's House", referred to also as "Nora" by its main character, draw attention with its premiere. In 1879 when it was firstly performed it involved the problems of women's emancipation but today Nora's departure is debated in the term whether she had the right to leave her husband and children. Today the play […]
Henrik Ibsen is a Norway dramatic born in 1828 in Norway and he was one of the most famous dramatics in the other half of the 19th century.
He worked during the ’50 and he reserved an important place for Norway in the European literature.
In his first period his plays were influenced by romanticism with a touch of history. He wrote a contemporary play named "Love’s Comedy" in 1862.
He wasn’t pleased with his work’s success so he went to Italy and after that to Germany. He wrote most of his work abroad between 1864 and 1891.
His first poetic novels were "Brand" from 1866 and "Peer Gynt" from 1867. His plays criticize society, fake morals and in the same times his main characters are people who disobeyed social rules.
His most famous work are "A Doll’s House" also known as "Nora", "Ghosts", "The Pretenders", "Pillars of Society"…
Henrik Ibsen's play "Hedda Gabler" shows the unity of time and space, a common mechanism used in playwriting in which the fable happens in a limited place and in a short time. The main character has the same name as the novel. The story follows Hedda Gabler's tragic life that, because of her own dissatisfaction […]