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...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236947428
  • 9781236947420