Who is Henrik Johan Ibsen

Henrik Johan Ibsen (; Norwegian: [ˈhɛ̀nrɪk ˈɪ̀psn̩]; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a Norwegian playwright and theatre director. As one of the founders of modernism in theatre, Ibsen is often referred to as "the father of realism" and one of the most influential playwrights of his time. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, When We Dead Awaken, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder. Ibsen is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare, and A Doll's House was the world's most performed play in 2006.Ibsen's early poetic and cinematic play Peer Gynt has strong surreal elements. After Peer Gynt Ibsen abandoned verse and wrote in realistic prose. Several of...
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Henrik Johan Ibsen Poems

  • With A Water-lily
    SEE, dear, what thy lover brings;
    'Tis the flower with the white wings.
    Buoyed upon the quiet stream
    In the spring it lay adream. ...
  • The Miner
    Beetling rock, with roar and smoke
    Break before my hammer-stroke!
    Deeper I must thrust and lower
    Till I hear the ring of ore. ...
  • Gone
    THE last, late guest
    To the gate we followed;
    Goodbye -- and the rest
    The night-wind swallowed. ...
  • Wildflowers And Hot-house Plants
    'GOOD Heavens, man, what a freak of taste!
    What blindness to form and feature!
    The girl's no beauty, and might be placed
    As a hoydenish kind of creature.' ...
  • A Brother In Need
    NOW, rallying once if ne'er again,
    With flag at half-mast flown,
    A people in dire need and strain
    Mans Tyra's bastion. ...
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Titokgh: without it the great doctrine of man's moral responsibility would be mere lie and deception. freedom is a sacred thing and the love of freedom is deeply rooted in our hearts. do you love your country? good, then keep in mind the words of [henrik johan] ibsen: "though thou wouldst
Kirsti_sandgren: dolls house, henrik ibsen ( playwriter, most famous norw. before jon fosse). nora leaves her husband and children. looked upon as a feminist teaterperformance. ref. journalist johan’s youngest child nora. u ask cuz of 9/11.
Kirsti_sandgren: are you familiar with: the names of my former friend, tone, and her husband, johan, ideas for names to the children, if not, they are: aksel as in the royal friend, Åsne as in my uncles second wife and nora from henrik ibsen´s teaterplay, a dolls house.
Luke_goss5: “don’t use that exotic word ‘ideals’. we have a good enough native word: ‘lies’.” -henrik johan ibsen-
Raybert761: “ i don’t think you will dispute the fact that at present the stupid people are in an absolutely overwhelming majority all over the world.” henrik johan ibsen 1828 - 1906 nothing has changed
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Fears In Solitude
 by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Written in April 1798, during the alarm of an invasion

A green and silent spot, amid the hills,
A small and silent dell! O'er stiller place
No singing skylark ever poised himself.
The hills are heathy, save that swelling slope,
Which hath a gay and gorgeous covering on,
All golden with the never-bloomless furze,

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