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Henrik Ibsen

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Comprehensive information about Henrik Ibsen including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Henrik Johan Ibsen (Norwegian:  ['hnk 'psn] ; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare, and A Doll's House became the world's most performed play by the early 20th century. This educational Henrik Ibsen resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish. Quote Right
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Quote Left What ought a man to be Well, my short answer is himself. Quote Right
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Quote Left A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth. Quote Right
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Quote Left One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth. Quote Right
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Quote Left Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build, too. Quote Right
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