Author: Henrik Ibsen

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 9781419145476

Category: Drama

Page: 112

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Rosmer. I think it might be done. What happiness it would be to live one's life, then! No more hateful strife--only emulation; every eye fixed on the same goal; every man's will, every man's thoughts moving forward-upward--each in its own inevitable path Happiness for all--and through the efforts of all!

An Enemy of the People ; The Wild Duck ; Rosmersholm


Author: Henrik Ibsen

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192839435

Category: Art

Page: 311

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Written in the aftermath of hostile criticism of Ghosts, Ibsen's three plays all deal with the moral courage needed to tell the truth. They are peopled not by symbolic figures and abstract concepts, but by complex individuals pitted against, or part of, a society that Ibsen felt was morallyabhorrent and claustrophobically provincial.

Rosmersholm, the Lady from the Sea


Author: Henrik Ibsen

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530738557


Page: 380

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Rosmersholm, The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in 1907 and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written notes.

Ibsen's Theatre of Ritualistic Visions

An Interdisciplinary Study of Ten Plays


Author: Trausti Ólafsson

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9783039111343

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 314

View: 7642

This book examines the ritualistic and mythological features derived from various religious traditions depicted in ten Ibsen plays. The worshipping of the Great Mother, the Mysteries of Eleusis, the Hebrew Passover Meal and Yom Kippur, alongside with the most sacred feasts of Christianity, are identified in Ibsen's texts in a way not discovered before. The outcome is a fascinating voyage through a landscape of ritualistic visions. Throughout the book the author illustrates how the plays contribute to the revival of the sacred in modernist theatre. Each chapter of the book contains a synopsis of the play interpreted, followed by a detailed analysis, which focuses on religious concepts and mythological elements incorporated in Ibsen's texts.