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Ibsen

Henrik . 1828--1906, Norwegian dramatist and poet. After his early verse plays Brand (1866) and Peer Gynt (1867), he began the series of social dramas in prose, including A Doll's House (1879), Ghosts (1881), and The Wild Duck (1886), which have had a profound influence on modern drama. His later plays, such as Hedda Gabler (1890) and The Master Builder (1892), are more symbolic
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Because LaughingAnne is instructively multilayered, a generic hybrid combining elements of Ibsenian and Shavian problem plays and foreshadowing Brechtian epic theater, Conrad's play compels us to hear Anne's laughter long after the final curtain.
Gregers would recount the past, (not out of keeping with Ibsenian ways), create a diegetic space, and give choric commentary.
Drawing out the Ibsenian message of a layered and socially variable attitude to love, the transcultural has also come alive.
Ned's prickly personality is meant to give The Normal Heart a normal dose of poetry in the Ibsenian sense.
Along with academics, such leading critics as the poets Eino Leino (1878-1926) and Kasimir Leino (1866-1919) discussed the Norwegian playwright in several essays and articles (Riikonen, "Politiikkaa" 35; id., "Ibsenian Scholarship" 518).
Although Ida Aalberg was best known for her roles as Nora Helmer and Hedda Gabler, she played many other Ibsenian roles as well (e.
In Finland, the play was reviewed by the Finnish poet Eino Leino (Riikonen, "Ibsenian Scholarship" 519).
One even thinks of Ibsen for a second, since Mom ascribes the child's defects to her own sexual past, which is the ghost of an Ibsenian theme.
In 1918, Hu Shi put forth the notion of Ibsenian individualism, which highlights the individual rights, yet ignores its social foundation, even set it as a confrontational force against society.