Ibsen


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Ib·sen

 (ĭb′sən, ĭp′-), Henrik Johan 1828-1906.
Norwegian playwright noted for symbolic verse dramas such as Peer Gynt (1867) and for realist plays such as A Doll's House (1879) and Hedda Gabler (1890).

Ib·sen′i·an (-sē′nē-ən, -sĕn′ē-) adj.

Ibsen

(ˈɪbsən)
n
(Biography) Henrik (ˈhɛnrɪk). 1828–1906, Norwegian dramatist and poet. After his early verse plays Brand (1866) and Peer Gynt (1867), he began the series of social dramas in prose, including A Doll's House (1879), Ghosts (1881), and The Wild Duck (1886), which have had a profound influence on modern drama. His later plays, such as Hedda Gabler (1890) and The Master Builder (1892), are more symbolic

Ib•sen

(ˈɪb sən)

n.
Henrik, 1828–1906, Norwegian playwright.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ibsen - realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)Ibsen - realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)
References in classic literature ?
In Bjornson there is nothing of Ibsen's scornful despair, nothing of his anarchistic contempt, but his art is full of the warmth and color of a poetic soul, with no touch of the icy cynicism which freezes you in the other.
The play was The Doll's House and the author was Henrik Ibsen.
Some days after the vision of the hotel by night she was sitting alone, sunk in an arm-chair, reading a brightly-covered red volume lettered on the back Works of Henrik Ibsen .
Henry Sweet, then a young man, lacked their sweetness of character: he was about as conciliatory to conventional mortals as Ibsen or Samuel Butler.
"One can but see," he remarked, adding, "as Ibsen says,
The program is a mix of scholarships and collaboration with students and educators, offering support to students and investing time to help nurture them, Ibsen says.
It is not that Ibsen's influence on Williams has been entirely ignored.
"Nuestra sociedad es masculina y hasta que no entre en ella la mujer, no sera humana" (Henrik Ibsen).
The centenary of Ibsen's death was widely commemorated in 2006.
Ibsen is often referred to as "the father of modern drama" and his plays were considered scandalous to many of his era, when Victorian values of family life and propriety largely held sway in Europe.
El parrafo anterior es el arranque de un extenso articulo acerca de "El nuevo drama de Ibsen" -que era Cuando nosotros los muertos despertamos- y fue publicado en la revista inglesa Fortnightly Review del 1 de abril de 1900 con la firma de James A.