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Hedda Gabler

[hed-uh gab-ler] /ˈhɛd ə ˈgæb lər/
noun
1.
a play (1890) by Henrik Ibsen.
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  • His stage credits include Richard II, Hamlet, King Lear, Hedda Gabler, Crime and Punishment, The Seagull, and Terre Haute.

    Earthy Beauty Peter Eyre March 19, 2009
Historical Examples
  • It was the scene foreordained for the hatching of "Hedda Gabler."

    Europe After 8:15 H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
  • Here ends the history of Hedda Gabler, so far as the poet's letters carry us.

    Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen
  • Hedda Gabler was published in Copenhagen on December 16, 1890.

    Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen
  • By-the-by, Archie, she doesn't remind me so much of Hedda Gabler.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • She said to herself, like the man in Hedda Gabler, "But people don't do such things!"

    Why Joan? Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  • Emil Reich has called Hedda Gabler the tragedy of mésalliance.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
  • The pathos of this and the irony of it are of a part with the pathos of the close of "Hedda Gabler."

    Irish Plays and Playwrights Cornelius Weygandt
  • We have seen people who were like Hedda Gabler; we have been people who were like Hamlet.

    The Theory of the Theatre Clayton Hamilton
  • Of all Ibsen's works, Hedda Gabler is the most detached, the most objective—a character-study pure and simple.

    Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen

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