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The Cambridge Companion to Ibsen (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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In the history of modern theater Ibsen is one of the dominating figures. The sixteen chapters of this Companion explore his life and work. The plays are grouped and discussed chronologically; among the thematic topics are discussions of Ibsen's comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism. Substantial chapters account for Ibsen's influence on the international stage, including an interview with ex-RSC director John Barton and an essay by Arthur Miller exploring Ibsen's challenge to contemporary theater and film. Essential reference materials include a full chronology, list of works, and essays on twentieth-century criticism and further reading.

Synopsis:

Sixteen chapters explore Ibsen's life and work and his influence on the modern theatre, with supporting reference material.

Synopsis:

Sixteen chapters explore Ibsen's life and work and his influence on the modern theatre, with supporting reference material.

Synopsis:

The sixteen chapters of this Companion, contributed by a distinguished international team, explore Ibsen's life and work, providing an invaluable reference work for students of drama and of literature.

Synopsis:

In the history of modern theatre Ibsen, is one of the dominating figures. The sixteen chapters of this Companion explore his life, plays, poetry and influence on the modern theatre.

Synopsis:

Ibsen is one of the dominating figures in the history of modern theater. His plays are grouped and discussed chronologically within sixteen chapters that explore his life and work through discussions of his comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism.

Table of Contents

Chronology; Works; 1. Ibsen's dramatic apprenticeship Asbjørn Aarseth; 2. Ibsen and historical drama Bjørn Hemmer; 3. Dramatic and non-dramatic poetry John Northam; 4. Ibsen and comedy Robin Young; 5. Ibsen and the realistic problem play Bjørn Hemmer; 6. Ibsen and feminism Gail Finney; 7. The middle plays Janet Garton; 8. The last plays Inga-Stina Ewbank; 9. Ibsen's working methods James McFarlane; 10. Ibsen and the theatre 1877-1900 Simon Williams; 11. Ibsen and the twentieth-century stage Frederick J. Marker and Lise-Lone Marker; 12. Ibsen on film and television Egil Törnqvist; 13. On staging Ibsen John Barton; 14. Ibsen and the drama of today Arthur Miller; 15. A century of Ibsen criticism Errol Durbach; 16. Works of reference Sandra Saari.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521423212
Editor:
McFarlane, James
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
McFarlane, James
Author:
McFarlane, James
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
European - Scandinavian
Subject:
Ibsen, henrik, 1828-1906
Subject:
Ibsen, Henrik
Subject:
British & Irish
Subject:
Scandinavian drama
Subject:
Ibsen, Henrik, --1828-1906--Criticism and int
Subject:
Ibsen, Henrik,--1828-1906--Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Ibsen, Henrik - Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
19940231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 b/w illus. 1 table
Pages:
356
Dimensions:
8.93x5.97x.78 in. 1.08 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Sixteen chapters explore Ibsen's life and work and his influence on the modern theatre, with supporting reference material.
"Synopsis" by , Sixteen chapters explore Ibsen's life and work and his influence on the modern theatre, with supporting reference material.
"Synopsis" by , The sixteen chapters of this Companion, contributed by a distinguished international team, explore Ibsen's life and work, providing an invaluable reference work for students of drama and of literature.
"Synopsis" by , In the history of modern theatre Ibsen, is one of the dominating figures. The sixteen chapters of this Companion explore his life, plays, poetry and influence on the modern theatre.
"Synopsis" by , Ibsen is one of the dominating figures in the history of modern theater. His plays are grouped and discussed chronologically within sixteen chapters that explore his life and work through discussions of his comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism.
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