[ib-suh n; Norwegian ip-suh n]
- Hen·rik [hen-rik] /ˈhɛn rɪk/, 1828–1906, Norwegian dramatist and poet.
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(Please note that this Master Builder is not known to be related to the Ibsen play by the same name).The Top 10 Diets of 2013 Are All Useless (Except to Book Publishers)
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It's always been an ugly impulse; see Ibsen's Enemy of the People for starters.In Defense of the Defense of Chris Hayes
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And do you spend all your time writing Ibsen criticisms of Ibsen plays?The Story of a Play
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That was what the man in Ibsen said, when he had lost his wits.A Miscellany of Men
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He writes blank verse tragedies and discusses Ibsen with his landlady.Old Fogy
To Ibsen's free soul the morality of slaves was a nightmare.
The most severe critic of Ibsen and his art was Ibsen himself.
- 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