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Peer Gynt (Fjelde, trans.) - Full Length Play, Drama

Peer Gynt (Fjelde, trans.)

Henrik Ibsen, Rolf Fjelde

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Full Length Play, Drama

26m, 12f, 2m or f

ISBN: 9780816609154

Translated by Rolf Fjelde
"At last Fjelde is giving us the translations...Our theatre has needed for so long. With both students and professional actors, I have found his Ibsen texts marvelously playable." - John Houseman

"The truest to the original and unexcelled fo…

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Full Length Play

Drama

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Mr. Fjelde's revised and amplified translation captures the poetic form of Ibsen's original text and does justice to the subtelty of meaning. A challenge to actors', directors' and designers' creativity, this seminal drama has had a notable history on the international stage and has stirred controversy as a prophetic vision of the modern quest for identity.

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"At last Fjelde is giving us the translations...Our theatre has needed for so long. With both students and professional actors, I have found his Ibsen texts marvelously playable." - John Houseman

"The truest to the original and unexcelled for theatrical performance." - Harold Clurman

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26m, 12f, 2m or f

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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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