A Doll's House - Methuen STUDENT EDITION with Notes & Commentary
Henrik Ibsen trans Michael Meyer
Published by Methuen
3 Male 4 Female
A Doll's House (1879), is a masterpiece of theatrical craft which, for the first time portrayed the tragic hypocrisy of Victorian middle class marriage on stage
The play ushered in a new social era and "exploded like a bomb into contemporary life"
"Meyer's translations of Ibsen are a major fact in one's general sense of post-war drama. Their vital pace, their unforced insistence on the poetic centre of Ibsen's genius, have beaten academic versions from the field" ~ George Steiner