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Henrik Ibsen (1828 - 1906)
Henrik Ibsen
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Norwegian playwright and luminary of the 19th-century Norwegian literature. Ibsen is generally acknowledged as the founder of modern prose drama. He moved away from the Romantic style, unmasking the romantic hero, and brought the problems and ideas of the day onto his stage.

Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, a tiny coastal town. His father was a prosperous merchant, whose financial failure changed the family's social position. Poverty interrupted Ibsen's education and it gave Ibsen a strong di..
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A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
- Henrik Ibsen
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