Henrik Ibsen s Hedda Gabler

Henrik Ibsen s Hedda Gabler

Henrik Ibsen s Hedda Gabler

Since Hedda Gabler exploded on to European and American stages in the 1890s, the play and its title character have troubled and transfixed audiences, performers and critics the world over. In this sourcebook, Christopher Innes balances essential reprinted texts with clear, incisive commentary to:*set the play within the contexts of Norwegian nationalism, the women's movement and the cultural movement of Naturalism *examine and emphasize the links between the performance and criticism of the play, from 1890 to the present *offer the ideal guide to key passages in the play, showing how a knowledge of the play's contexts, performance history and critical fortunes can give rise to exciting new readings of the text *prepare readers for further study of the play, with suggestions for reading on specific issues of interest. No student should be without this guide as they enter the fascinating world of Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen and Naturalist theater.

Study Guide to the Major Plays of Henrik Ibsen

Study Guide to the Major Plays of Henrik Ibsen

Study Guide to the Major Plays of Henrik Ibsen

A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Henrik Ibsen, the foremost playwright of the nineteenth century and the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare. Titles in this study guide include Brand, Peer Gynt, A Doll’s House, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, Pillars of Society, Rosmersholm, and John Gabriel Borkman. As a writer of social plays set in nineteenth-century Norway, Ibsen’s use of realistic dialogue and depiction of characters’ inner lives shaped the modern movement in drama. Moreover, as creator of the “problem play,” Ibsen’s brilliant psychological analysis of character continues to influence modern writers. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Ibsen’s classic works, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s Ghosts

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s  Ghosts

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s Ghosts

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s Peer Gynt

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s  Peer Gynt

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s Peer Gynt

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen's "Peer Gynt," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s A Doll s House

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s  A Doll s House

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s A Doll s House

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s An Enemy of the People

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s  An Enemy of the People

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen s An Enemy of the People

A Study Guide for Henrik Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.

A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on Henrik Ibsen s Hedda Gabler

A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on Henrik Ibsen s Hedda Gabler

A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on Henrik Ibsen s Hedda Gabler

Since 'Hedda Gabler' first appeared, the play and its title character have troubled audiences and performers the world over. This sourcebook balances reprinted texts with commentary to set the play within the contexts of Norwegian nationalism, the women's movement and the Naturalism movement.

A Study Guide for August Strindberg s Miss Julie

A Study Guide for August Strindberg s  Miss Julie

A Study Guide for August Strindberg s Miss Julie

A Study Guide for August Strindberg's "Miss Julie," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.