Questions tagged [a-dolls-house]

Questions about the 1879 play 'A Doll's House' ('Et dukkehjem', 1879) by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. Use with the [henrik-ibsen] tag and the [scandinavian-literature] tag.

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Was Agatha Christie's short story "Magnolia Blossom" inspired by Ibsen?

In both incident and theme, Agatha Christie's short story "Magnolia Blossom" has several parallels with Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House. In Christie's story, Theodora Darrell is on the point ...
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Is the title best translated "A Dollhouse", "A Doll House" or "A Doll's House"?

In the foreword to his translation of Henrik Ibsen's plays, Rolf Fjelde explains that the title of the 1879 play is A Doll House: There is certainly no sound justification for perpetuating the ...
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Is the ending of A Doll's House satisfactory and moral?

I have read Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House. What mostly moved me is its ending! Though it was not something possible in that period and led to debates and controversies, I feel like there was no ...
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Did 'A Doll's House' spark controversy over its dismissal of social classes?

I know the play caused drama over feminist ideas and all, but what about the social structure, such as in the end when Nora ignores Torvald's statement "You don’t understand the society you live in" ...
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