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Peer Gynt and Brand: Henrik Ibsen (Penguin Classics)

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Description for Peer Gynt and Brand: Henrik Ibsen (Penguin Classics) Paperback. Translator(s): Hill, Geoffrey. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 132 x 28. Weight in Grams: 296.
A new Penguin edition of Ibsen's two great verse plays, in masterful versions by one of our greatest living poets, Geoffrey Hill. These two powerful and contrasting verse dramas by Ibsen made his reputation as a playwright. The fantastical adventures of the irrepressible Peer Gynt - poet, idler, procrastinator, seducer - draw on Norwegian folklore to conjure up mountains, kidnappings, shipwrecks and trolls in an exuberant examination of truth and the self; while Brand, an unsparing vision of an idealistic priest who lives by his steely faith, explores free will and sacrifice. This volume brings together ... Read more

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About Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is often called 'the Father of Modern Drama'. Born in Norway, he left his homeland in 1864 for a 21-year long voluntary exile in Italy and Germany. After successes with the verse dramas Brand and Peer Gynt, he turned to prose, writing his great 12-play cycle of society dramas between 1877 and 1899. This included A Doll's ... Read more

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