Synopses & Reviews
Taken from the highly acclaimed Oxford Ibsen, this collection of Ibsen's plays includes A Doll's House
, Hedda Gabler
, and The Master Builder
About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
"A very well done introduction, together with a compact and convenient collection of plays."--Jan Gorak, University of Denver
"James McFarlane's introduction is exemplary and his translation masterful. A pleasure to read!"--Brice Thompson, University of California, Santa Cruz
"By far the best translation of Ibsen available. Every detail in an Ibsen play is important; every detail and most manners of the Norwegian are accuretly recaptured in these masterly translations."--Simon Williams, University of California, Santa Barbara
"A fine, lively translation of these classics. Also, it is great to have these particular four Ibsen plays in one volume."--Harold J. Baxter, Ph.D., Trinity College
"The McFarlane translation was a pleasant surprise. Having used various translators and editions, I'll stop here, content, well-content with content and format."--Reg Saner, University of Colorado (I just enter 'em)
"These excellent and beautifully rendered plays make accessible to students a variety of themes - late 19th century feminism, the overbearing bourgeois society - at an affordable price."--Barbara B. Davis, Antioch College
Taken from the highly acclaimed Oxford Ibsen, this collection of Ibsen's plays includes A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler, and The Master Builder.