Modern World: Ten Great Writers - Henrik Ibsen (1988)

Genres - Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 58 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

This video is part of a series that profiles some of the world's greatest writers. In this episode, the featured author is playwright Henrik Ibsen. Born March 20, 1828, in Skien, Norway, Ibsen was a chemist's apprentice when he began writing. Later expatriating to Germany, Ibsen wrote his most famous work, A Doll's House. This and other psychological dramas, such as Hedda Gabler and Ghosts, established his international reputation. He returned to his native Norway, where he spent his final years writing plays and poetry.




literature, writer, literary-criticism, writing, career-retrospective, playwright