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Modernism: A doll's house- Henrik Ibsen

Year 11 Extension English

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Teacups and Butter

Source: Modern Drama Date December 1, 2014

Victorian Women

Source: Victorians Institute Journal Date January 1, 2013

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Nora: a short film responding to Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House.

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Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now that she is being blackmailed, she lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his career. But when the truth comes out, Nora is shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem. (1973) Drama. Screenplay by Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen. Stars Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliott.

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Ibsen was born into a well-to-do family in the little town of Skien in Norway. His first play, Catilina , was performed in Christiania, Oslo, when he was only 21. Ibsen went on to become the most influential world class playwright since Shakespeare.


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Nora's Flight

Source: Explicator Date January 1, 2013