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3 Plays by Ibsen (Hedda Gabler, A Doll's House, Wild Duck)
3 Plays by Ibsen - Hedda Gabler, A Doll's House, Wild Duck Author:Kenrik Ibsen The influence of Henrik Ibsen, often called the "father of modern drama," on the world theatre can hardly be overestimated; in introducing a serious intent, where previously the major purpose had been entertainment, he established the springboard for a whole new concept of dramatic art. — Ibsen "problem plays," with their theme of the individual ... more »in conflict with cotemporary society, first showed the potentialies of the stage as an agency for social protest; and it was Ibsen's daring use of idiomatic prose which paved the way for dramatic realism today.
Yet his plays are as vital and moving today as when they were first enacted- their characters as real, as dramatically verifiable, as ever. These are 3 of his best.« less