Hedda Gabler

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Gabler, Hedda

ruthlessly debases and cruelly deceives a former lover, driving him to suicide. [Swed. Drama: Isben Hedda Gabler]

Gabler, Hedda

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]
See: Suicide
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Among his later plays were Fruen fra havet (1888; Lady from the Sea, The), Gabler, Hedda (1890), Bygmester Solness (1892; Master Builder, The), Lille Eyolf (1894; Little Eyolf), John Gabriel Borkman (1896), and Naar vi dode vaagner (1899; When We Dead Awaken).