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Wild Duck, The (Hampton)

Wild Duck, The (Hampton)

Christopher Hampton, Henrik Ibsen

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ISBN: 9780573618208

Here is the greatest account ever written of the destructiveness of missonary zeal. Gregers Werle enters the house of photographer Ekdal preaching 'the demands of idealism'(a nicely ambiguous phrase in Hampton's translation) and systematically destro…

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Here is the greatest account ever written of the destructiveness of missonary zeal. Gregers Werle enters the house of photographer Ekdal preaching 'the demands of idealism'(a nicely ambiguous phrase in Hampton's translation) and systematically destroys a family's happiness. 'If Ibsen's play is not a masterpiece, then the word is devoid of meaning.' Guardian.
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Christopher Hampton

Christopher James Hampton was born in England in 1946. While at Oxford University, he wrote about his experiences with adolescent homosexuality in the play When Did You Last See My Mother? The play moved from London's Royal Court Theatre to the Comedy Theatre, making Mr. Hampton the youngest modern playwright to debut in the West End. He then adapted the novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses into both a ... view full profile

Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen

At age 23, Henrik Ibsen (born March 20, 1828, Skien, Nor.died May 23, 1906, Kristiania) became theatre director and resident playwright of the new National Theatre at Bergen, charged with creating a national drama. He directed the Norwegian Theatre in Kristiana from 1857 to 1863, when the theatre went bankrupt. He then set off on extended travels in Europe, beginning a self-imposed exile that ... view full profile

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