Overview

Includes the plays Peer Gynt, Rosmersholm, When We Dead Waken

The three plays in this volume are representative of Ibsen's extraordinary achievement as a playwright. The first is perhaps his best known work, the great dramatic poem Peer Gynt, presented here in the acclaimed translation used by the Royal Shakespeare Company for its 1982 production. With this are Romersholm, in which Ibsen unmasks the moral ...

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Ibsen: Three Major Plays

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Overview

Includes the plays Peer Gynt, Rosmersholm, When We Dead Waken

The three plays in this volume are representative of Ibsen's extraordinary achievement as a playwright. The first is perhaps his best known work, the great dramatic poem Peer Gynt, presented here in the acclaimed translation used by the Royal Shakespeare Company for its 1982 production. With this are Romersholm, in which Ibsen unmasks the moral evasions which prevent us from being truly free, and When We Dead Waken, in which a figure from the past rises to haunt an ageing artist.

These distinctive translations are accompanied by an introductory foreword and are followed by notes on pronunciations and other details and aspects of Ibsen's original texts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849439916
  • Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd.
  • Publication date: 7/3/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

David Rudkin is an English playwright. His plays include Afore Night Come (1962), Ashes (1974), The Sons of Light (written in 1965 though not staged until 1975), The Triumph of Death (1981) and The Saxon Shore (1986). His associations with the RSC also led him to translate the Hippolytus of Euripides for the company in 1978, having translated the author's Hecuba for radio three years previously. He has also written extensively for television.
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Table of Contents


Foreword     7
Peer Gynt     19
Rosmersholm     107
When We Dead Waken     195
Endnotes     256
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