International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


ISSN: 2455-4030

Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2020)

A naturalistic study of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's house

Author(s): Swarna, Ravindra Kumar
Abstract: The purpose of the present study to deal with Naturalism in the plays of the famous Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen who is known for his naturalistic spirit and for exploring social problems during the second half of 19th century with a view to reform the society. His plays are considered to be landmark in Ibsen’s career as a naturalistic playwright. Drama and theatre of that time, likewise was focused on stock situations and predictable responses. But Ibsen offered a different prospective entirely. Naturalistic issues and women questions were the most important points in his plays. A Doll House (1879) by him is the best example of his naturalistic problem play based on the social reality of that time. The reality of the play urges the audiences and readers to think deeply about their own situations at home and to be aware of the problems that exist so that we are able to identify and solve the problems early
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