Brand

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Wildside Press LLC, Sep 1, 2007 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Translation and introduction by C.H. Herford, Litt.D., M.A.
  

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User Review  - Ali Neill - Goodreads

How to describe this play? Probably the same way I'd describe most of Ibsen's plays : heartbreaking. Most people will just focus on the fact that Brand was a religious fanatic and criticize the play ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

It fits like hand in glove with Peer Gynt. Rather than being didactic, it seemed aporetic to me. Of course it can be read both ways. Read full review

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Henrik Ibsen, poet and playwright was born in Skein, Norway, in 1828. His creative work spanned 50 years, from 1849-1899, and included 25 plays and numerous poems. During his middle, romantic period (1840-1875), Ibsen wrote two important dramatic poems, Brand and Peer Gynt, while the period from 1875-1899 saw the creation of 11 realistic plays with contemporary settings, the most famous of which are A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler, and The Wild Duck. Henrik Ibsen died in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway in 1906.

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