Ibsen's A Doll's House Resources

Henrik Ibsen

"A woman cannot be herself in the society of the present day, which is an exclusively masculine society, with laws framed by men and with judicial system that judges feminine conduct from a masculine point of view." (from Ibsen's Workshop, 1912)

Some links that may be of use:

On Ibsen's A Doll's House
Text of a lecture given at Malaspina University-College in Canada

A Doll's House
A thorough introduction by William Archer followed by the full text of the play

The Social Significance of the Modern Drama: A Doll's House
An essay by Emma Goldman about Ibsen's subject of Social Lie and Duty in the play

The Ibsen Centre
A great site about the playwright, his work, and his life. Be sure to visit the links on the left!

Ibsen Biography
Biography by Michael Meyer. Read the biography and then visit the links on the right!

Henrik Ibsen
A website by XJ Kennedy and Dana Gioia including more biographical information, a critical overview, and bibliography of the dramatist

The Dramatist Henrik Ibsen
More biographical information about Ibsen

A Doll's House

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