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Four Great Plays of Henrik Ibsen

A Doll's House, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder

About The Book

Four of the most popular and profound works from the playwright known as the "father of modern theater."

A Doll's House (1879) and Ghosts (1881) established Ibsen's reputation as one of the finest playwrights in Europe, but his next two plays—Hedda Gabler (1890) and The Master Builder (1892)—gave him undisputed international fame.

This edition includes:
-A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
-A chronology of the author's life and work
-A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
-An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
-Detailed explanatory notes
-Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
-Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
-A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

About The Author

Norwegian dramatist Henrick Ibsen is considered the Shakespeare of the modern era for his realistic portrayals of social problems that possessed a psychological depth that forced the European middle class to confront themselves and the faulty aspects of their value system.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (August 1, 2005)
  • Length: 448 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416500384

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