A Doll's House - a play in three act - PDF book by Henrik Ibsen

A doll's house: a play in three acts 

A doll's house

A Doll's House is a three-act play written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. 

The play is set in a Norwegian town circa 1879. The play is significant for the way it deals with the fate of a married woman, who at the time in Norway lacked reasonable opportunities for self-fulfilment in a male-dominated world, despite the fact that Ibsen denies it was his intent to write a feminist play. 

It aroused a great sensation at the time and caused a "storm of outraged controversy" that went beyond the theatre to the world newspapers and society.\

A Doll's House was based on the life of Laura Kieler (maiden name Laura Smith Petersen), a good friend of Ibsen. Much that happened between Nora and Torvald happened to Laura and her husband, Victor. Similar to the events in the play,

the book details :
  • Author: Henrik Ibsen:
  • Publication date: 1908
  • Translator: Henrietta Frances Lord
  • Company: New York: D. Appleton

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