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Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Johan Ibsen (; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder.

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    Don’t use that foreign word “ideals.” We have that excellent native word “lies.”
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    In that second it dawned on me that I had been living here for eight years with a strange man and had borne him three children.
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