Turning the Century: Centennial Essays on Ibsen | Buy Now
Edited by Michael Robinson
ISBN-10: 187004164X ISBN-13: 9781870041645
288 pages RRP £14.95 paperback 2006 Series A No. 27
Since 1962 the British journal Scandinavica has published a wealth of articles on Nordic literature and culture.To commemorate the centenary of the death of the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), this volume contains a selection of the finest articles published in Scandinavica on the subject of Ibsen’s work.
The selection has been made to reflect the breadth and variety of scholarship into Ibsen’s plays during the past five decades.The articles cover a wide range of general topics, from his reception in England and an analysis of early perfomances of the plays in London to studies of his language and style, as well as individual essays on specific plays.These include Love’s Comedy, Ghosts, A Doll’s House, An Enemy of the People, Rosmersholm, Hedda Gabler, The Lady from the Sea, The Master Builder, and When We Dead Awaken. Contributors include James McFarlane, John Northam, Kristian Srnidt, Brian Johnston, Egil Törnqvist and Erik Østerud.