The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays

The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays

The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays

by: Multiple Authors

by: Henrik Ibsen, Bernard Shaw, August Strindberg, Anton Chekhov, Gerhart Hauptmann, John Galsworthy

The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays

The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays

by: Multiple Authors

by: Henrik Ibsen, Bernard Shaw, August Strindberg, Anton Chekhov, Gerhart Hauptmann, John Galsworthy

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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Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was born in Dublin, the son of a civil servant. His education was irregular, due to his dislike of any organized training. After working in an estate agent's office for a while he moved to London as a young man (1876), where he established himself as a leading music and theatre ...

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August Strindberg

August Strindberg

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (29 January 1860– 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be one of the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem. Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor thro ...

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Gerhart Hauptmann

Gerhart Hauptmann

John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy