Additional Resources for Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen

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Barranger, Milly S. Barron's Simplified Approach to Henrik Ibsen, Barron's Educational Series, 1969.

This brief monograph offers uncomplicated readings of Hedda Gabler and two other major Ibsen plays:

The Wild Duck and Ghosts. It is a helpful guide to interpretation focusing on character, themes, and dramatic technique.

Durbach, Errol. Ibsen the Romantic: Analogues of Paradise in the Later Plays, University of George Press, 1982. Durbach discusses the romantic and counter-romantic currents in Ibsen that underlies his characters' search for meaning, their efforts to redeem themselves from an inhibiting and stultifying, uncreative life. It is a search that can be destructive, as in Hedda's case.

Lyons, Charles R. Hedda Gabler: Gender, Role, and World, Twayne, 1990.

Lyons discusses both the cultural and historical milieu of Hedda Gabler, then discusses the play as a kind of mimetic snapshot of human behavior caught in that historical matrix and argues that reader responses should reflect...

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