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Mcguinness, Frank, Ibsen, Henrik - A Doll's House (Faber Plays) - 9780571191291 - V9780571191291
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A Doll's House (Faber Plays)

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Description for A Doll's House (Faber Plays) Paperback. The text of Ibsen's play, written in 1879 and translated into English by the playwright, Frank McGuinness. Nora confronts her husband, Torvald, with her own brutal realization that by marrying she has moved from her father's doll's house into yet another situation of economic dependency. Translator(s): McGuinness, Frank. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 198 x 127 x 9. Weight in Grams: 130.
Nora Helmer, wife to Torvald and mother of three children, appears to enjoy living the live of a pampered, indulged child. But as her economic dependence becomes brutally clear, Nora's acceptance of the status quo undergoes a profound change. To the bewildered Torvald, himself caught in the tight web of a conservative society which demands that he exert strict control, Nora comes to see that the only possible true course of action is to leave the family home.

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About Mcguinness, Frank, Ibsen, Henrik
Frank McGuinness was born in Buncrana, Co. Donegal, and now lives in Dublin and lectures in English at University College Dublin. His plays include: The Factory Girls (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1982), Baglady (Abbey, 1985), Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Abbey, 1985; Hampstead Theatre, London, 1986), Innocence (Gate Theatre, Dublin, 1986), Carthaginians (Abbey, 1988; Hampstead, 1989), Mary ... Read more

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