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By Erika Fischer-Lichte,Barbara Gronau,Christel Weiler

Ibsen’s performs rank between these most often played world-wide, rivaled basically by way of Brecht, Chekhov, Shakespeare, and the Greek tragedies. by the point Ibsen died in 1906, his performs had already conquered the theaters of the Western international. Inviting rapturous compliment in addition to fierce controversy, they have been played in Europe, North the United States, and Australia, contributing significantly to the theater, tradition, and social lifetime of those continents. quickly after Ibsen’s demise, his performs entered the phases of East Asia - Japan, China, Korea - in addition to Africa and Latin the US. . yet whereas there exist numerous reports on Ibsen the dramatist and the importance of his performs inside of diversified cultures written frequently by way of literary students, none of them research the ways that Ibsen's performs have been played, or the effect of such performances at the theater, social existence, and politics of those cultures. In Global Ibsen, members examine the best way performances of Ibsen's performs handle difficulties regular to trendy societies around the globe, together with: the inferior social prestige of ladies, the decay of bourgeois kinfolk lifestyles and values, non secular fundamentalism, business pollutants and company cover-up, and/or the lack of and look for identity.

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