From Ibsen's Workshop

From Ibsen's Workshop

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...the passage door is opened slowly; HIALMAR is seen; he is without hat or overcoat, unwashed and with unkempt hair.) GINA. There now, you've come at last! HIALMAR (comes in). I'm going again at once this instant. GINA. Yes, yes, I suppose so. HEDvIG (from the Oh, father! HIALMAR (turns away and makes a gesture of repulsion). Away, away, away! GINA. Go into the sitting-room, Hedvig. (HEDvm does so.) HIALMAR. I must have my books with me. Where are my books? GINA. What books? HIALMAR. My scientific books, of course; the tech nical magazines I require for my invention. GINA (searches in the bookcase). Is it these here that isn't bound? HIALMAR. Yes, of course. GINA (lays them on the table). Shan't I get Hedvig to cut them for you? HIALMAR. There is no need. GINA. Then you still stick to it that you'll leave us? HIALMAR. Yes, that is a matter of course, I should think. GINA. But what about grandfather? HIALMAR. He'll come with me. I am going out into the town to make arrangements--. H'm--Has any one found my l1at on the stairs? GINA. N-o. Have you lost your hat? HIALMAR. Of course I had it on when I came in; I'm quite certain of that; but I couldn't find it this morning. GINA. If only you haven't caught cold, Ekdal. (Goes out into the kitchen.) (HIALMAR rummages among the papers and photo graphs on the table, finds the torn document of yesterday, takes it up and looks at it; sees GINA and puts "it down.) GINA (brings a tray with cofee from the kitchen). Here's a little something hot, if you'd fancy it. HIALMAR (glances at it). ' Coflee!--Do you suppose I'm in the mood to drink coffee?------My manuscripts, my letters and my important papers. (Opens more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236814010
  • 9781236814012