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  Henrik Ibsen
Ibsen forced his characters to scrutinize their past, the conditions of the society to which they belonged, and the methods by which they had gained their own petty ambitions, in order that they might pronounce judgment upon themselves.
It is significant that Ibsen should arrive, by his own route, at the very principles adopted by Sophocles and commended by Aristotle -- namely, the unities of time, place and action, with only the culminating events of the tragedy placed before the spectator.
The Social Significance of Henrik Ibsen - An essay by Emma Goldman on the Social significance of Ibsen's dramas.
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  Henrik Ibsen
Above all, Ibsen believed in the individual, in his right to live his life in accordance with his personal creed, in spite of all obstacles; he says time and again that a man in order to realize the best that is in him must have the courage, the will, to be himself.
Ibsen is determined to bring to judgment most of the social prejudices of his time, and the result is that for thirty years all the scorn and hatred of an outraged social system [were] heaped upon his head.
The Social Significance of Henrik Ibsen - An essay by Emma Goldman on the social significance of Ibsen's dramas.
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  Henrik Ibsen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henrik Johan Ibsen (March 20, 1828 – May 23, 1906) was an influential Norwegian playwright who was largely responsible for the rise of the modern realistic drama (dubbed "the father of modern drama").
Henrik Ibsen was born to Knud Ibsen and Marichen Altenburg, a relatively well-to-do merchant family, in the small port town of Skien, Norway, which was primarily noted for shipping timber.
Ibsen had completely rewritten the rules of drama with a realism which was to be adopted by Chekhov and others and which we see in the theater to this day.
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 Henrik Ibsen - MSN Encarta
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Norwegian dramatist, whose well-constructed plays dealing realistically with psychological and social problems won him recognition as the father of modern drama.
Ibsen was born on March 20, 1828, and schooled in Skien.
Ibsen's characters, the critics pointed out, were recognizable people; their problems were familiar to the audience.
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 Henrik Ibsen
Dramatist, Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, Norway in 1828.
Henrik Ibsen, although the oldest child, was often teased and became a solitary character.
Ibsen, who wanted to be a doctor, spent six miserable years as an apprentice to an apothecary in Grimstad, and he also ended up paying many years maintenance after getting pregnant a servant ten years his senior.
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 Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, a tiny coastal town in the south of Norway.
Ibsen's education was interrupted by poverty and at the age of 15 he was apprenticed to a pharmacist in Grimstad.
Ibsen's anarchistic individualism made a deep impression on the younger generation outside Norway, where he was considered a progressive writer.
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 Nordic Culture > Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian Playwright and Poet - Scandinavica.com
Henrik Ibsen is one of the world's most famous playwrights, but life wasn't always easy for him.
Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, southern Norway.
Ibsen's reaction was to become an introspective and unsociable boy.
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 The Infidels - Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Johan Ibsen was an extremely influential Norwegian playwright who was largely responsible for the rise of the modern realistic drama (dubbed "the father of modern drama").
Henrik Ibsen was born to Knud Ibsen and Marichen Altenburg, a relatively well-to-do merchant family, in the small port town of Skien, Norway, which was primarily noted for shipping timber.
Ibsen was a great influence on many intellectuals and activists of his time, for instance anarchist Emma Goldman and Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson.
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 Henrik Ibsen information - Search.com
Henrik Johan Ibsen (March 20, 1828 – May 23, 1906) was an influential Norwegian playwright who was largely responsible for the rise of the modern realistic drama (dubbed "the father of modern drama").
Henrik Ibsen was born to Knud Ibsen and Marichen Altenburg, a relatively well-to-do merchant family, in the small port town of Skien, Norway, which was primarily noted for shipping timber.
Ibsen had completely rewritten the rules of drama with a realism which was to be adopted by Chekhov and others and which we see in the theater to this day.
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 Henrik Ibsen
Ibsen was in Egypt, in October 1869, when his comedy was put on the stage in Christiania, amid violent expressions of hostility; on hearing the news, he wrote his brilliant little poem of defiance, called At Port Saïd.
Ibsen was now greatly occupied by the political spectacle of Germany at war first in Denmark, then in France, and he believed that all things were conspiring to start a new epoch of individualism.
Ibsen was astonished and indignant at the reception given to Ghosts, and at the insolent indifferentism of the majority to all ideas of social reform.
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 Henrik Ibsen Biography
Henrik Johan Ibsen (March 20, 1828 - May 23, 1906) was an extremely influential Norwegian playwright who was largely responsible for the rise of the modern realistic drama.
Ibsen was to turn that concept on its head, challenging the beliefs of the times and shattering the illusions of his audiences.
Society's criticism of Ibsen was raised to a fever pitch at this point, but Society itself was losing its control over the mass of people, most of whom didn't live in the rarefied air of the Victorian Gentleman.
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 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: Biography of Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Johan Ibsen, born in 1828 in Skien, Norway, was the eldest of five children after the early death of his older brother.
His father, Knud Ibsen, one in a long line of sea captains, was born in 1797 in Skein and married Marichen Cornelia Martie Altenburg, the daughter of a German merchant, in 1825.
Ibsen's relationship with Andersen was characteristic of his larger interest in the younger generation; he was famous for seeking out their ideas and encouraging their writing.
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 Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, a tiny coastal town.
Ibsen hoped to become a physician but after failing university entrance examinations, he was appointed in 1851 as 'stage poet' of Den Nationale Scene, a small theater in Bergen.
Ibsen's anarchistic individualism made a deep impression on the younger generation outside Norway, where he was considered a progressive writer.
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 Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is one of the greatest dramatists the world has known, in many regards perhaps the greatest of them all, and without a doubt the best known Norwegian outside of Norway in the 20
Henrik Ibsen's dramas can be placed in two main categories: The youth dramas and historical dramas from 1850 to 1873, and the contemporary dramas from 1877 to 1899.
Many of Ibsen's dramas were premiered abroad, in part because Norwegian theatres did not believe in them or have the courage to introduce them to the public.
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 Henrik Ibsen - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Henrik Ibsen (1928-) was an influential Oscar-winning super-Norwegian playwright, playboy, and playa.
Ibsen originally received training as an apothecary's assistant, but quit when he learned that apothecaries had been outlawed by the Apothecary Act of 1856.
A critical favorite from the start, FJDV was hailed as a classic in neopoprealism, whatever that is. The critics went wild, some even trying to bite Ibsen's heels as he dashed out of the theater this leading to him stumbling, falling over and breaking both his legs.
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 Ibsen, Henrik. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ibsen rebelled against society’s conventions through which the perpetuation of empty traditions restricts all intellectual, artistic, and spiritual growth.
He was perhaps most successful in depicting the 19th-century woman, whose inner nature was in strong conflict with the role she was called on to perform.
Although nearly all Ibsen’s plays contain symbolic elements, it was in his final works that the emphasis on symbolism became very strong.
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 Drama Authors in Depth - Henrik Ibsen - Meyer Literature
Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, Norway, to wealthy parents, who lost their money while he was a young boy.
Ibsen, having directed a number of Scribe’s plays in Norway, knew their cause-to-effect plot arrangements and used them for his own purposes in his problem plays.
Ibsen’s most famous play, A Doll House, dramatizes the tensions of a nineteenth-century middle-class marriage in which a wife struggles to step beyond the limited identity imposed on her by her husband and society.
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 Henrik Ibsen Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Henrik Ibsen was born on March 20, 1828, in the town of Skien.
Ibsen solved the technical difficulties involved in translating his tragic vision from the romantic forms to a realistic form in two central ways.
Ibsen's last play, When We Dead Awaken (1899), more symbolic than even those which immediately precede it, is an artist's confession of his failure as a man and of his doubts about his achievement.
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 The dramatist Henrik Ibsen - regjeringen.no   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Henrik Ibsen was also a major poet, and he published a collection of poems in 1871.
Ibsen's apprenticeship was long, lasting about 15 years, and included theatre work he later would claim to be as difficult as "having an abortion every day".
Even though Ibsen withdrew from his Norwegian starting point in the 1870s and became "a European", he was always deeply marked by the country he left in 1864, and to which he first returned as an ageing celebrity.
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 Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen was born at Skien in Norway on March 20, 1828.
Ibsen became the stage manager and playwright of the National Stage in Bergen in 1851.
This was a marriage that was often as misunderstood as the marriages of Ibsen's dramas.
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 HENRIK IBSEN (1828-1906) - Online Information article about HENRIK IBSEN (1828-1906)
It was received by the managers, both in Christiania and Copenhagen, with contemptuous disapproval, and in the autumn of 1857 Ibsen could not contrive to produce it even at the new theatre of which he was now the manager.
hero had denounced certain weaknesses which Ibsen saw in the Norwegian character, but these and other faults are personified in the hero of Peer Gynt; or rather, in this figure the poet pictured, in a type, the Norwegian nation in all the egotism, vacillation, and lukewarmness which he believed to be characteristic of it.
The Wild Duck is the darkest, the least relieved, of Ibsen's studies of social life, and his object in composing it is not obvious.
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 little blue light - Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen was the second of six children born into a well off merchant family in the small seaside timber port of Skien.
The poverty and poor schooling of his early years left a lasting impression on Ibsen, and Ibsen displayed a temperament that was an odd mix of shyness and belligerence.
Ibsen, in his later years, became increasingly aloof and isolated, rarely attending social functions or cultivating friendships (which he viewed as a costly luxury).
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 eBooks Cube | The Lady From The Sea by Henrik Ibsen
Ibsen was born at Skien, a small lumbering town of southern Norway.
Along the way, Ibsen experienced multiple shifts in dramatic form and philosophy as he gradually came to terms with the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual forces that were at war within his complex psyche.
Ibsen's early plays are wild and epic, utilizing an open form and concentrating on mystical, romantic, poetic visions of the rebel figure in search of an ultimate truth which is always just out of reach.
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 Henrik Ibsen: Poems
Henrik Ibsen: Bibliography - A bibliography of the works of Henrik Ibsen; includes a list of critical and biographical resources.
Henrik Ibsen Quotes - Famous quotations from his plays.
- Full text of a speech given by Ibsen to a group of Norwegian Students on September 10, 1874.
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 Henrik Ibsen Linkpage
Henrik Ibsen was also a major poet, and he published a collection of poems in 1871.
Ibsen's apprenticeship was long, lasting about 15 years, and included theater work he later would claim to be as difficult as "having an abortion every day." There was a strong pressure to produce hanging over him; one that led to fumbling attempts in many directions.
Ibsen was especially concerned with the role of theater in the young Norwegian nation's search for its own identity In these "nation-building" pursuits, he gathered his material from the country's medieval history and perfected his art as a dramatist.
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 Henrik Ibsen
Along the way, Ibsen experienced multiple shifts in dramatic form and philosophy as he gradually came to terms with the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual forces that were at war within his complex psyche.
Ibsen's early plays are wild and epic, utilizing an open form and concentrating on mystical, romantic, poetic visions of the rebel figure in search of an ultimate truth which is always just out of reach.
Although Henrik Ibsen was never fully appreciated during his lifetime, he has since come to be recognized as one of the great dramatists of all time and the "Father of Modern Drama."
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