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By Julie Holledge,Jonathan Bollen,Frode Helland,Joanne Tompkins

This ebook addresses a deceptively uncomplicated query: what money owed for the worldwide luck of A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen’s most well liked play? utilizing maps, networks, and pictures to discover the realm heritage of the play’s creation, this question is taken into account from angles: cultural transmission and variation. Analysing the play’s transmission unearths the social, financial, and political forces that experience secured its position within the canon of global drama; a comparative learn of the play’s 135-year creation heritage throughout 5 continents deals new insights into theatrical version. Key components of study contain the worldwide excursions of nineteenth-century actress-managers, Norway’s tender international relations in selling gender equality, representations of the feminine acting physique, and the sexual vectors of social swap in theatre.

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