Hedda Gabler (Meyer)

Hedda Gabler (Meyer)

by: Henrik Ibsen, Michael Meyer

by: Henrik Ibsen, Michael Meyer

Hedda Gabler (Meyer)

Hedda Gabler (Meyer)

by: Henrik Ibsen, Michael Meyer

by: Henrik Ibsen, Michael Meyer

Overview

The play was intended as a tragedy on the purposeless of life imposed on the women of his time, both by their upbringing and by the social conventions which limited their activities. When it was first produced it met with misunderstanding and abuse. It has nevertheless become one of the most popular of Ibsen's plays.

Authors

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 ...

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Michael Meyer

Michael Meyer