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By Henrik Ibsen

ISBN-10: 1780011296

ISBN-13: 9781780011295

The NHB Drama Classics sequence offers the world's maximum performs in cheap, hugely readable variants for college students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the sequence are available introductions (focusing at the play's theatrical and old heritage, including an writer biography, key dates and proposals for extra studying) and the whole textual content, uncluttered with footnotes. The translations, through top specialists within the box, are exact and notably actable. The variants of English-language performs comprise a thesaurus of surprising phrases and words to help understanding.

A Doll's House is Ibsen's progressive story of Nora's awakening to her want for a lifetime of her own.

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The Plays
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LIST OF THE PLAYS’ SOURCES

The Apocryphal Plays
THE start OF MERLIN
VORTIGERN AND ROWENA and lots of more!

The Adaptations
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE by means of CHARLES AND MARY LAMB

The Poetry
THE SONNETS
VENUS AND ADONIS and more

The Apocryphal Poetry
TO THE QUEEN and more!

The Criticism
PREFACE TO SHAKESPEARE AND NOTES ON PLAY via SAMUEL JOHNSON
ON SHAKESPEARE by means of LEO TOLSTOY
EXTRACTS FROM WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE by way of VICTOR HUGO
SHAKESPEARE'S angle towards THE operating sessions by means of ERNEST CROSBY
A LETTER via GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
and many more!

The Biographies
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE lifetime of MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR through NICHOLAS ROWE
SHAKESPEARE: HIS existence, artwork, AND CHARACTERS by means of HENRY NORMAN HUDSON
LIFE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE by means of SIR SIDNEY LEE
SHAKESPEARE'S misplaced YEARS IN LONDON via ARTHUR ACHESON
THE humans FOR WHOM SHAKESPEARE WROTE by means of CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER

Shakespeare’s final Will and Testament

Glossary of Elizabethan Language

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NORA. Whoever do you mean? RANK. Krogstad, his name is. An ex-lawyer. No one you know. Totally depraved. But even he was prattling on about how he had to live. NORA. Why did he want to talk to Torvald? RANK. Something about the Bank. NORA. I didn’t know Krog – Mr Krogstad – was connected with the Bank. RANK. He’s got some sort of position there. ) I don’t know if it’s the same where you are. Some people go round sniffing out weakness … and as soon as they find it, they back the person concerned into a corner, a … profitable corner.

There’s no need: he’ll eat with us, goes without saying. I’ll ask him when he comes this morning. I’ve ordered good wine. Nora, you can’t imagine how much I’m looking forward to this evening. NORA. So am I. Oh Torvald, what fun the children will have! HELMER. A secure job, a good income – isn’t it wonderful? NORA. Wonderful. HELMER. Remember last Christmas? How you shut yourself in here evening after evening for three whole 37 weeks, making tree-decorations and all the other surprises? The dullest three weeks I’ve ever spent.

You wanted to please us all, that was the main thing. But thank goodness, even so, that those hard times are past us now. NORA. It’s really wonderful. HELMER. No more Torvald sitting all alone and bored. No more Nora wearing out her lovely eyes, her pretty little fingers – NORA (clapping her hands). No, Torvald, never again! ) Now, shall I tell you what we ought to do? As soon as Christmas is over – Ring at the bell, off. A visitor. She begins tidying the room. What a nuisance. 38 HELMER. I’m not at home.

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