An enemy of the people: a play in five acts

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Samuel French, 1939 - 123 pages
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User Review  - blake.rosser - LibraryThing

A simple and somewhat exaggerated tale of one man's struggle to proclaim the unpleasant truth to his community, and the ostracism that entails. Important, especially having been translated and adapted around the McCarthy era. Read full review

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User Review  - Danny - Goodreads

It is terible. Don't read it. Ibsen is just an angry old person, who shouldn't have written anything because he isn't a good writter. Read full review

Contents

ACT
7
ACT II
28
ACT III
52
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About the author (1939)

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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