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The League of Youth; the Pillars of Society; a Doll's House Authorised Translation

By: Ibsen, Henrik; Archer, William (edited by)

Price: $12.88

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1897

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003342


Ibsen is generally acknowledged as the founder of modern prose drama. He moved away from the Romantic style, and brought the real problems and ideas of the day onto the stage of his time. Ibsen wrote for and about the middle class and life in small towns. He focused on characters and psychological conflicts rather than dramatic situations. His central theme was the duty of the individual towards himself. Pillars of Society (1877) deals with a wealthy and hypocritical bus... View more info

Evangeline a Tale of Acadie

By: Longfellow, H. W. ; Scudder, H. S. (edited by)

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Company; The Riverside Press Cambridge: 1896

Seller ID: 003323


This is book 1 of the Riverside Literature Series; it includes a biographical sketch, introduction and notes by H. E. Scudder, and a sketch of Longfellow's home life by his daughter, Alice M. Longfellow. It is a story of loss and devotion set against the deportation of the Acadian people. The British expelled those who were French-speaking, living in Nova Scotia. The poem elevated Longfellow to the most famous writer in America and has had a lasting cultural impact, espe... View more info