Henrik Johan Ibsen

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Henrik Johan Ibsen Biography

Henrik Ibsen was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of prose drama" 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, Rosmershol ...

Henrik Johan Ibsen Poems

1.
Thanks

HER griefs were the hours
When my struggle was sore,--
Her joys were the powers
That the climber upbore.
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2.
Mountain Life

IN summer dusk the valley lies
With far-flung shadow veil;
A cloud-sea laps the precipice
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3.
Burnt Ships

TO skies that were brighter
Turned he his prows;
To gods that were lighter
Made he his vows.
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4.
In The Picture Gallery

With palette laden
She sat, as I passed her,
A dainty maiden
Before an Old Master.
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5.
Wildflowers And Hot-House Plants

'GOOD Heavens, man, what a freak of taste!
What blindness to form and feature!
The girl's no beauty, and might be placed
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Henrik Ibsen 05 February 2018

This man is a true genius!

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