A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide
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Publication Date: May 31, 2018

ISBN: 9782808002189

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen, which centres on the repercussions of a lie told by its main character many years earlier. Nora Helmer forged a signature to secure the loan she needed to help her husband recover from a life-threatening illness, at a time when women were barred from borrowing money without a man’s authorisation. This serves as the starting point for an exploration of the limitations faced by women in society, the meaning of morality and justice, and the deceit and hypocrisy that characterise respectable middle-class society. Henrik Ibsen was a Norwegian playwright and poet, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest European dramatists of all time. Many of his plays, including An Enemy of the People and Hedda Gabbler, are still performed regularly today.

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