Peer Gynt: A Dramatic Poem

Author(s): Henrik Ibsen


This high-spirited poetical fantasy, based on Norwegian folklore, is the story of an irresponsible, lovable hero. After its publication, Ibsen abandoned the verse form for more realistic prose plays.

Product Information

Henrik Ibsen was born at Skien in Norway in 1828. He was one of the earliest writers to dramatise the individual's alienation from society. Although never fully appreciated during his lifetime, he has since come to be recognised as one of the greatest dramatists and the 'Father of Modern Drama'.

General Fields

  • : 9780140441673
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : October 1974
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : very good
  • : 224
  • : illustrations
  • : Henrik Ibsen
  • : Paperback