Hedda Gabler(redirected from Gabler, Hedda)
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ruthlessly debases and cruelly deceives a former lover, driving him to suicide. [Swed. Drama: Isben Hedda Gabler]
shoots herself upon realizing that she is in the power of a man aware that she drove another man to suicide. [Swed. Drama: Ibsen Hedda Gabler]
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