Henrik Ibsen by Prof. Harold Bloom
  

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Henrik Ibsen by Prof. Harold Bloom

Which plays are truly great, and why? Compiled in consultation with literary scholars, this fascinating reference profiles 100 of the greatest plays drawn from all cultures and periods of literature. The Drama 100 is sure to engage students and theatergoers in a spirited discussion of literary values. Each entry provides a plot summary and assessment, with an emphasis on details about the play's creation, critical reception, and contribution to literary and theatrical history. Additional features include a chronology, a list of honorable mentions ( A Second Hundred ), and an index.. Among the works selected are: .Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot.Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard.Caryl Churchill's Cloud Nine.Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House.Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun.William Shakespeare's King Lear.Sophocles' Oedipus the King.August Wilson's Fences.Tang Xianzu's The Peony Pavilion.and many more.

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Format

Hardback
344 pages

Author

Prof. Harold Bloom
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th June 2011

ISBN

9781604135770


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