The Works of Henrik Ibsen Volume . 13

The Works of Henrik Ibsen Volume . 13

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...of Paris. To pretend to rank it with his masterpieces is to show a very imperfect sense of the nature of their mastery. 0 WHEN WE DEAD AWAKEN (1899) i CHARACTERS Professor Arnold Rubek, a sculptor. Mrs. MaiA Rubek, his wife. The Inspector at the Baths. Ulfheim, a landed proprietor. A Stranger Lady. A Sister Of Mercy. Servants, Visitors to the Baths, and Children. The First Act passes at a bathing establishment on the coast; the Second and Third Acts in the neighbourhood of a health resort, high in the mountains. WHEN WE DEAD AWAKEN A DRAMATIC EPILOGUE ACT FIRST Outside the Bath Hotel. A portion of the main building can be seen to the right. An open, park-like place with a fountain, groups of fine old trees, and shrubbery. To the left, a little pavilion almost covered with ivy and Virginia creeper. A table and chair outside it. At the back a view over the fiord, right out to sea, with headlands and small islands in the distance. It is a calm, warm and sunny summer morning. Professor Rubek and Mrs. Maia Rubek are sitting in basket chairs beside a covered table on the lawn outside the hotel, having just breakfasted. They have champagne and seltzer-water on the table, and each has a newspaper. Professor Rubek is an elderly man of distinguished appearance, wearing a black velvet jacket, and otherwise in light summer attire. Maia is quite young, with a vivacious expression and lively, mocking eyes, yet with a suggestion of fatigue. She wears an elegant travelling dress. Maia. Sits for some time as though waiting for the Professor to say something, then lets her paper drop with a deep sigh. Oh dear, dear, dear! Professor Rubek. Looks up from his paper. Well, Maia? What is the matter with you? Maia. Just listen how silent it is here. Professor...
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236947428
  • 9781236947420