1928. The works of the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, who is generally acknowledged as the founder of modern prose drama. Contents: Hedda Gabbler; Ghosts; An Enemy of the People; A Doll's House; The League of Youth; The Wild Duck; The Master Builder; Pillars of Society; Rosmersholm; and Peer Gynt. show more show less
Henrik Ibsen, poet and playwright was born in Skein, Norway, in 1828. His creative work spanned 50 years, from 1849-1899, and included 25 plays and numerous poems. During his middle, romantic period (1840-1875), Ibsen wrote two important dramatic poems, Brand and Peer Gynt, while the period from 1875-1899 saw the creation of 11 realistic plays with contemporary settings, the most famous of which are A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler, and The Wild Duck. Henrik Ibsen died in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway in 1906.