Daily Archives: March 22, 2019

The Troll In Me And The Troll In You

One of the more humorous aspects of the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen is his expression that he had a bit of the troll in him.  Although the word troll has a greatly different semantic domain when one is dealing with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt, by Henrik Ibsen I liked this play a lot, and that mildly surprised me, especially given how different this play is from the general body of work of his that I am familiar with.  I must say that … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Doll’s House And Other Plays

A Doll’s House And Other Plays, by Henrik Ibsen This particular collection of plays features one I am very familiar with, A Doll’s House, and two I have never read, The League Of Youth and The Lady From The Sea.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Readings On A Doll’s House

Readings On A Doll’s House, edited by Hayley R. Mitchell I have read several books in this series [1], and in this book in particular I see the readings of the work in question as somewhat problematic.  The earliest audiences … Continue reading

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