When We Dead Awaken (Annotated)
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When We Dead Awaken is the last composed written by Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen. Published in December 1899, Ibsen wrote the play between February and November of that year. The first performance was at the Haymarket Theatre in London, a day or two before publication. The first act takes place outside a spa overlooking a fjord. Sculptor Arnold Rubek and his wife Maia have just enjoyed breakfast and are reading newspapers and drinking champagne. They marvel at how quiet the spa is. Their conversation is lighthearted, but Arnold hints at a general unhappiness with his life. Maia also hints at disappointment. Arnold had promised to take her to a mountaintop to see the whole world as it is, but they have never done so. This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents. The play has also been annotated, with additional information about the work and also the playwright, including an overview, plot, themes and style, history, production, biographical and bibliographical information.
|Marke:||Bronson Tweed Publishing|
|EAN:||Bronson Tweed Publishing|