A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler
Since Hedda Gabler exploded onto European and American stages in the1890s, the play and its title character have troubled and transfixed audiences, performers, and critics the world over. This Routledge Literary Sourcebook balances essential reprinted texts with clear, incisive commentary to:
-set the play within the contexts of Norwegian nationalism, the women's movement, and the cultural movement of Naturalism;
No reader should be without this guide as they enter the fascinating world of Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen, and Naturalist theater.
Submitted by amanda on Thu, 08/05/2010 - 20:50.
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