Hedda Gabler

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MobileReference.com, Dec 15, 2009 - 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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User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

Hedda Gabler reads like a more twisted version of A Doll's House. Once again, we have the frustrated wife married to an absurd husband and seeking personal freedom of a kind that was not easily ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vlad - Goodreads

Hedda Gabler, through the events of the play, is an exploration of the mental state of its title protagonist, a disillusioned 29 year-old woman who has decided to marry a boring academic she has no ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

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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