Within the background of recent theater Ibsen is without doubt one of the dominating figures. The 16 chapters of this better half discover his lifestyles and paintings. The performs are grouped and mentioned chronologically; one of the thematic themes are discussions of Ibsen's comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism. giant chapters account for Ibsen's effect at the foreign level, together with an interview with ex-RSC director John Barton and an essay through Arthur Miller exploring Ibsen's problem to modern theater and picture. crucial reference fabrics comprise an entire chronology, record of works, and essays on twentieth-century feedback and extra examining.

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