Love's Comedy

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Echo Library, Jun 1, 2007 - Drama - 96 pages
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Ibsen's first assured masterpiece, written in verse and in language loaded with vivid imagery and passion.

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User Review  - Rachael - Goodreads

This is the first of Ibsen's earlier verse work that I've tried and it just didn't compare to the later prose plays. I read this via the free public domain ebook at internet archive so a translation ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

Falk. You must! you shall! To me you must present What God to you so bountifully lent. I speak in song what you in dreams have meant. See yonder bird I innocently slew, Her warbling was Song's book of ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

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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