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Ghosts - a book by Ibsen, Henrik


Ghosts( )
Author: Ibsen, Henrik
Translator: Sharp, R.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.95
Book Description:

Ghosts (original Danish title: Gengangere) is a play by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. It was written in 1881 and first staged in 1882. Like many of Ibsen's better-known plays, Ghosts is a scathing commentary on 19th-century morality. The play was originally written in Danish. The word "Gengangere" is not Norwegian. The Norwegian word is "Gjengangere" but the translation is reasonable, literally translated as "again walkers". Norwegians also use the term about people who...
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Detailed Subjects: Drama / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.17 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 Pounds
Author Biography
Ibsen, Henrik (Author)
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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