Ibsen

[ ib-suh n; Norwegian ip-suh n ]
/ ˈɪb sən; Norwegian ˈɪp sən /

noun

Hen·rik [hen-rik] /ˈhɛn rɪk/, 1828–1906, Norwegian dramatist and poet.

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post-Ib·sen, adjective
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Ibsen

/ (ˈɪbsən) /

noun

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
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