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Realism in A Doll's House

Summary: Discusses the use of realism in the Henrik Ibsen play, "A Doll's House." Explores Ibsen's creative career and standing as "the father of Modern Realism."
For Ibsen, the theatre was a place of truth, of brutal analysis; an institution where the minds and souls of man were exposed with an honesty that at times seemed intolerably cruel. "Ej blot til Lyst" - "Not Only for Amusement" - Ibsen did not accept compromise nor should one expect compromise from Ibsen. "Ibsen's plays do not depend for their interest on the action, or on the incidents. Even the characters, faultlessly drawn though they be, are not the first thing in this plays. But the `naked drama' - either the perception of a great truth, or the opening up of a great question, or of a great conflict which is almost independent of the conflicting actors, and has been and is of -far reaching importance - this is what primarily rivets our attention." (Joyce) It was with this `naked drama that Ibsen, known...

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