The Modern Ibsen Author:Hermann J. Weigand The Modern Ibsen has long been recognized as one of the finest critical studies ever written of Henrik Ibsen's dramas, which form a cornerstone of the modern theatre. With extraordinary perception and with a thorough knowledge of stagecraft, Professor Weigand offers a creative interpretation of each of the twelve social dramas: Pillars... more » of Society, A Doll's House, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, The Lady from the Sea, Hedda Gabler, The Master-builder, Little Eyolf, John Gabriel Borkman, When We Dead Awaken.
These interpretations are based, in the words of the author, on "a close, sometimes microscopical view of the text... I experience the thrill of discovering psychological relationship and subtle workings of subconscious impulses not at first suspected."« less