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A Doll S House

Author : Henrick Ibsen
ISBN : 9783736800663
Genre : Drama
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A Doll's House is a three-act play in prose by Henrik Ibsen. The play is significant for its critical attitude toward 19th century marriage norms. It aroused great controversy at the time, as it concludes with the protagonist, Nora, leaving her husband and children because she wants to discover herself. Ibsen was inspired by the belief that "a woman cannot be herself in modern society," since it is "an exclusively male society, with laws made by men and with prosecutors and judges who assess feminine conduct from a masculine standpoint." Its ideas can also be seen as having a wider application: Michael Meyer argued that the play's theme is not women's rights, but rather "the need of every individual to find out the kind of person he or she really is and to strive to become that person." In a speech given to the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights in 1898, Ibsen insisted that he "must disclaim the honor of having consciously worked for the women's rights movement," since he wrote "without any conscious thought of making propaganda," his task having been "the description of humanity." In 2006, the centennial of Ibsen's death, A Doll's House held the distinction of being the world's most performed play.
Category: Drama


Author : J. Sheridan LeFanu
ISBN : 9783736806962
Genre : Fiction
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Carmilla is a Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. The story is presented by Le Fanu as part of the casebook of Dr. Hesselius, whose departures from medical orthodoxy rank him as the first occult doctor in literature. The story is narrated by Laura, one of the two main protagonists of the tale. Laura begins her tale by relating her childhood in a "picturesque and solitary" castle in the midst of an extensive forest in Styria, where she lives with her father, a wealthy English widower, retired from the Austrian Service. When she was six years old, Laura had a vision of a beautiful visitor in her bedchamber. She later claims to have been bitten on the chest, although no wounds are found on her. 12 years later, Laura and her father are admiring the sunset in front of the castle when her father tells her of a letter he received earlier from his friend, General Spielsdorf. The General was supposed to bring his niece, Bertha Rheinfeldt, to visit the two, but the niece suddenly died under mysterious circumstances. The General ambiguously concludes that he will discuss the circumstances in detail when they meet later.
Category: Fiction

A Doll S House The Wild Duck The Lady From The Sea

Author : Henrik Ibsen
ISBN : 0460872931
Genre : Drama
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The first novel from a gifted new Irish writer explores the prickly issue of emigration through the eyes of a young boy,growing up against the backdrop of rural Ireland,facing the trauma of leaving the world he knows for a world he hasonly heard of.
Category: Drama

A Doll S House And Other Plays

Author : Henrik Ibsen
ISBN : 9780141964157
Genre : Drama
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Four of Ibsen's most important plays in superb modern translations, part of the new Penguin Ibsen series. With her assertion that she is 'first and foremost a human being', Nora Helmer sent shockwaves throughout Europe when she appeared in Ibsen's greatest and most famous play, A Doll's House. Depicting one woman's struggle to be treated as a rational human being, and not merely a wife, mother or fragile doll, the play changed the course of theatrical history and sparked debates worldwide about the roles of men and women in society. Ibsen's follow-up Ghosts was no less radical, with its unrelenting investigation into religious hypocrisy, family secrets and sexual double-dealing. These two masterpieces are accompanied here by The Pillars of Society and An Enemy of the People, both set in Norwegian coastal towns and exploring the tensions and dark compromises at the heart of society. The new Penguin series of Ibsen's major plays offer the best available editions in English, under the general editorship of Tore Rem. All the plays have been freshly translated by the best modern translators and are based on the recently published, definitive Norwegian edition of Ibsen's works. They include new introductions and editorial apparatus by leading scholars.
Category: Drama

A Doll S House

Author : Henrik Ibsen
Genre : Education
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A dramatic presentation of women struggling for independence.
Category: Education


Author : Sophocles
ISBN : HARVARD:32044010518777
Genre : Greek drama (Tragedy)
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Category: Greek drama (Tragedy)

Doll House

Author : John Hunt
ISBN : 1612968074
Genre : Fiction
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Olivia is excited for university. She will be on her own, in a new place hopeful to meet new friends. On the night she moves in, she is taken off the street by two masked men. She is placed in a room which is little more than a cell. A pink cell. A room made for a doll. She is now part of their collection.
Category: Fiction

Mid Century Modern Dollhouse Wallpaper

Author : Jessica Mazurkiewicz
ISBN : 9780486814766
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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These 23 patterns in the mid-century modern style offer a charming variety of ways to customize dollhouse decor. And you don't need a dollhouse to enjoy coloring the lively designs.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Thrift Store Diva Paper Dolls

Author : Charlotte Whatley
ISBN : 9780486499789
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Two charming "divas" come with more than 90 garments and accessories, including skirts, tops, dresses, leggings, jackets, shoes, scarves, and handbags. Combine the mix-and-match styles for a virtually unlimited number of looks.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies