Ibsen Plays by Henrik Ibsen
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Ibsen Plays
By Henrik Ibsen

Ibsen Plays

"Brand"; "Emperor" and "Galilean" v.5

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Translated by M. Meyer See other recent books by M. Meyer
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Ibsen Plays by Henrik Ibsen

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"Meyer's translations of Ibsen are a major fact in one's general sense of post-war drama. Their vital pace, their unforced insistence on the poetic centre of Ibsen's genius, have beaten academic versions from the field" (George Steiner) The two epic plays in this volume stand, together with Peer Gynt and The Pretenders, at the fulcrum of Ibsen's career. Brand (1865) stated sharply and vividly the necessity of following one's private conscience and 'being oneself'. It created an immediate sensation and was hailed by Strindberg as 'the voice of a Savonarola'. Emperor and Galilean (1873), which Ibsen referred to as his masterpiece, is both his farewell to the epic drama and the forerunner of his great naturalistic prose plays that were to burst on the nineteenth century.Michael Meyer's translations are 'crisp and cobweb-free, purged of verbal Victoriana' (Kenneth Tynan)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413604903
ISBN-10: 041360490X
Format: Paperback
(180mm x 120mm x 20mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 9-Jan-1986
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) was a Norwegian playwright and poet whose realistic, symbolic and often controversial plays revolutionised European theatre. He is widely regarded as the father of modern drama. His acclaimed plays include A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler, An Enemy of the People and The Pillars of the Community. His centenary was celebrated in 2006.

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