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Lady from the Sea, The (Fjelde, trans.) - Full Length Play

Lady from the Sea, The (Fjelde, trans.)

Henrik Ibsen, Rolf Fjelde

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Full Length Play

5m, 3f

ISBN: 9780451528032

Translated by Rolf Fjelde
Landlocked beyond the walls of her fjord home where her husband Dr. Wangel offers the security of family and responsibility, Ellida is persistently drawn to the sea from where a past love returns-promising the ecstasy of the unknown. Will she remain and suffocate or find freedom across the sea?…

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: Ibsen: 4 Major Plays V. II (trans. Fjelde)

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Full Length Play

Landlocked beyond the walls of her fjord home where her husband Dr. Wangel offers the security of family and responsibility, Ellida is persistently drawn to the sea from where a past love returns-promising the ecstasy of the unknown. Will she remain and suffocate or find freedom across the sea?
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5m, 3f

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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

Rolf Fjelde

Rolf Fjelde (1926-2002) was one of the formeost translators of Henrik Ibsen's plays into English, whose translations were heralded by Harold Clurman as ''the truest to the original and unexcelled for theatrical performance.'' Born in Brooklyn, Mr. Fjelde worked also a poet, playwright, and teacher. He earned degrees from Yale and Columbia Universities, was a founding editor of The Yale Poetry ... view full profile

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