The Master Builder by Henrik Ibsen

This Etext was produced by Douglas Levy. THE MASTER BUILDER by Henrik Ibsen Translated by Edmund Gosse and William Archer Introduction by William Archer INTRODUCTION. With _The Master Builder_–or _Master Builder Solness_, as the title runs in the original–we enter upon the final stage in Ibsen’s career. “You are essentially right,” the poet wrote to

The Lady From The Sea by Henrik Ibsen

E-Text prepared by Martin Adamson The Lady From The Sea by Henrik Ibsen Translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling DRAMATIS PERSONAE Doctor Wangel. Ellida Wangel, his second wife. Bolette, Hilde (not yet grown up), his daughters by his first wife. Arnholm (second master at a college). Lyngstrand. Ballested. A Stranger. Young People of the Town. Tourists.

Rosmersholm by Henrik Ibsen

E-text scanned by Martin Adamson ROSMERSHOLM A play in four acts by HENRIK IBSEN Translated by R. FARQUHARSON SHARP DRAMATIS PERSONAE John Rosmer, of Rosmersholm, an ex-clergyman. Rebecca West, one of his household, originally engaged as companion to the late Mrs. Rosmer. Kroll, headmaster of the local grammar school, Rosmer’s brother- in-law. Ulrik Brendel.

Pillars of Society by Henrik Ibsen

DRAMATIS PERSONAE Karsten Bernick, a shipbuilder. Mrs. Bernick, his wife. Olaf, their son, thirteen years old. Martha Bernick, Karsten Bernick’s sister. Johan Tonnesen, Mrs. Bernick’s younger brother. Lona Hessel, Mrs. Bernick’s elder half-sister. Hilmar Tonnesen, Mrs. Bernick’s cousin. Dina Dorf, a young girl living with the Bernicks. Rorlund, a schoolmaster. Rummel, a merchant. Vigeland and

Little Eyolf by Henrik Ibsen

Produced by Nicole Apostola LITTLE EYOLF. By Henrik Ibsen Translated, With an Introduction, by William Archer INTRODUCTION. Little Eyolf was written in Christiania during 1894, and published in Copenhagen on December 11 in that year. By this time Ibsen’s correspondence has become so scanty as to afford us no clue to what may be called
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen

And to think that here are you a married man, George!–And that you should be the one to carry off Hedda Gabler –the beautiful Hedda Gabler!

Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen

DRAMATIS PERSONAE Mrs. Alving (a widow). Oswald Alving (her son, an artist). Manders (the Pastor of the parish). Engstrand (a carpenter). Regina Engstrand (his daughter, in Mrs Alving’s service). The action takes place at Mrs Alving’s house on one of the larger fjords of Western Norway.) GHOSTS ACT I (SCENE.–A large room looking upon a
Ghosts by Henrik Insen

Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen

INTRODUCTION. The winter of 1879-80 Ibsen spent in Munich, and the greater part of the summer of 1880 at Berchtesgaden. November 1880 saw him back in Rome, and he passed the summer of 1881 at Sorrento. There, fourteen years earlier, he had written the last acts of _Peer Gynt_; there he now wrote, or at

Early Plays by Henrik Ibsen

This eBook was produced by David Starner, Michael Kaelbling, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team This series of SCANDINAVIAN CLASSICS was published by the American-Scandinavian Foundation in the belief that greater familiarity with the chief literary monuments of the North will help Americans to a better understanding of Scandinavians, and thus serve to stimulate their
An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen

An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE A play in five acts DRAMATIS PERSONAE Dr. Thomas Stockmann, Medical Officer of the Municipal Baths. Mrs. Stockmann, his wife. Petra (their daughter) a teacher. Ejlif & Morten (their sons, aged 13 and 10 respectively). Peter Stockmann (the Doctor’s elder brother), Mayor of the Town and Chief Constable, Chairman of
A Norwegian town at Christmas

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

A bell rings in the hall; shortly afterwards the door is heard to open. Enter NORA, humming a tune and in high spirits. She is in outdoor dress and carries a number of parcels; these she lays on the table to the right.