Hedda Gabler

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Henrik Ibsen
MobileReference.com, 2010 - Electronic books - 306 pages
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Hedda Gabler is a play first published in 1890 by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. The play premiered in 1891 in Germany to negative reviews, but has subsequently gained recognition as a classic of realism, nineteenth century theatre, and world drama. A 1902 production was a major sensation on Broadway starring Minnie Maddern Fiske and following its initial limited run was revived with the actress the following year.OCo Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia."

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Intense plot, beautifully executed ending. - Goodreads
I liked the writing. - Goodreads
I love the ending most, it was perfect. - Goodreads
Wow. And I still don't know WHAT that ending was. - Goodreads
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Hedda Gabler is one of the most famous Ibsen plays because of its focus on a seemingly strong female character and her means of downfall. Like most other Ibsen plays, it has a lot of similarities to ... Read full review

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Two stars because of my tastes, not because of the quality of the play. I just don't like period pieces and you just can't make me. Ibsen though. Oh yeah. He's like, "Check out this crazy shit!" And ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

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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