Ibsen: A Doll's House / Edition 1

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Overview

Which version of the play do we refer to--original text, translations, stage presentation, radio, film or television adaptations? This study explores how the choice of medium and directorial approaches have influenced one of the most widely debated play's interpretation.
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"...a great deal of fascinating and informative material..." Essays in Theatre

"Törnqvist's analysis of the play's text...is generally sound and especially good on the play's structure." Joan Templeton, Scandinavian Studies

"Tornqvist has written a book thatis accessible and valuable to theatre practitioners as well as scholars. It is at once a reference work and a guide-book. Tornqvist is at his best when he provides detailed analysis of the various treatments given to particular moments and scenes from the text. This book intelligently and thoroughly explores A Doll's House and scenes from the text. This book intelligently and thoroughly explores A Doll's House as a performance text by examining mulitlple approaches given to the text in performance." Michael Schurter, Theatre Studies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521478663
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Series: Plays in Production Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 5.43 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
General preface
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Prologue: background 1
2 The drama text 11
3 Translating Et Dukkehjem 50
4 A Doll's House as stage play 63
5 A Doll's House as radio drama 108
6 A Doll's House as teleplay 113
7 A Doll's House as film 130
8 Transposing the end of A Doll's House 140
9 Epilogue: impact 153
Sequence scheme of Et Dukkehjem/A Doll's House 169
Select list of productions 173
Notes 181
Select bibliography 196
Index 202
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