Ghosts [NOOK Book]

Overview

"How far will someone go in order to leave the past behind and move into the future? Mrs Alving is preparing for the opening of an orphanage in memory of her late husband. Her son's return to the family home brings with it echoes of the past she is desperate to forget." This new version of Henrik Ibsen's powerful psychological drama by Amelia Bullmore premiered at the Gate Theatre, London, in January 2007.
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Ghosts

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Overview

"How far will someone go in order to leave the past behind and move into the future? Mrs Alving is preparing for the opening of an orphanage in memory of her late husband. Her son's return to the family home brings with it echoes of the past she is desperate to forget." This new version of Henrik Ibsen's powerful psychological drama by Amelia Bullmore premiered at the Gate Theatre, London, in January 2007.
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Editorial Reviews

Arizona Daily Star
...a crisp, clear and often lyrical translation...
Green Valley News
...frank and bold...
From the Publisher

"Meyer's translations of Ibsen are a major fact in one's general sense of post-war drama. Their vital pace, their unforced insistence on the poetic centre of Ibsen's genius, have beaten academic versions from the field."—The New Statesman

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783655078747
  • Publisher: MVB E-Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Sold by: MVB Marketing
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 761,417
  • File size: 301 KB

Meet the Author

The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.
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Table of Contents

Henrik Johan Ibsen: 1828-1906

Plot

Commentary

The historical situation

Ibsen and nineteenth-century Norwegian theatre

Critical reaction to Ghosts

Characters

Themes

Images: visual and verbal

Tragedy or detective story?

Ibsen's influence

Further reading

Ghosts 1

Notes 63

Questions for further study 70

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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted March 17, 2009

    GHOST

    GREAT BOOK FOR A QUICK READ. VERY INTERESTIN

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2014

    Ghost

    My office

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2013

    Good

    It is a rilly good book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2013

    Ghosts rule

    Yoyoyo ya'll ghosts rule.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2012

    What is it about

    Should i get it... what is it about!!!!!

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    Posted June 10, 2009

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