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Ibsen: A Doll's House / Edition 1

Ibsen: A Doll's House / Edition 1

by Egil TornqvistEgil Tornqvist


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Ibsen's A Doll's House is one of the most widely debated plays, but which version of the play do we refer to—the original text, translations, stage presentation, radio, film or television adaptations? This study addresses these questions and examines how the choice of medium and directorial approaches have influenced the meaning of the play text. Comparative analysis of the text and performance is framed by biographical background to the play and its impact on later dramatists such as Strindberg and Shaw.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521478663
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/27/1995
Series: Plays in Production
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. Prologue: background; 2. The drama text; 3. Translating Et Dukkehjem; 4. A Doll's House as stage play; 5. A Doll's House as radio drama; 6. A Doll's House as teleplay; 7. A Doll's House as film; 8. Transposing the end of A Doll's House; 9. Epilogue: impact; Sequence scheme of Et Dukkehjem/ A Doll's House; Select list of productions; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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