The Cambridge Companion To Ibsen by James McFarlaneThe Cambridge Companion To Ibsen by James McFarlane

The Cambridge Companion To Ibsen

EditorJames McFarlane

Paperback | February 25, 1994

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In the history of modern theater Ibsen is one of the dominating figures. The sixteen chapters of this Companion explore his life and work. The plays are grouped and discussed chronologically; among the thematic topics are discussions of Ibsen's comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism. Substantial chapters account for Ibsen's influence on the international stage, including an interview with ex-RSC director John Barton and an essay by Arthur Miller exploring Ibsen's challenge to contemporary theater and film. Essential reference materials include a full chronology, list of works, and essays on twentieth-century criticism and further reading.
Title:The Cambridge Companion To IbsenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:February 25, 1994Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052142321X

ISBN - 13:9780521423212


Table of Contents

Chronology; Works; 1. Ibsen's dramatic apprenticeship Asbjørn Aarseth; 2. Ibsen and historical drama Bjørn Hemmer; 3. Dramatic and non-dramatic poetry John Northam; 4. Ibsen and comedy Robin Young; 5. Ibsen and the realistic problem play Bjørn Hemmer; 6. Ibsen and feminism Gail Finney; 7. The middle plays Janet Garton; 8. The last plays Inga-Stina Ewbank; 9. Ibsen's working methods James McFarlane; 10. Ibsen and the theatre 1877-1900 Simon Williams; 11. Ibsen and the twentieth-century stage Frederick J. Marker and Lise-Lone Marker; 12. Ibsen on film and television Egil Törnqvist; 13. On staging Ibsen John Barton; 14. Ibsen and the drama of today Arthur Miller; 15. A century of Ibsen criticism Errol Durbach; 16. Works of reference Sandra Saari.

From Our Editors

The sixteen chapters of this Companion, contributed by a distinguished international team, explore Ibsen's life and work, providing an invaluable reference work for students of drama and of literature.