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Theatre Studies / Drama: A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

Previous productions

Production notes and study guide from State Theatre Company, South Australia

Review, A Doll's House, Adelaide Review, 2017

Young Vic, 2013, London

Review, A Doll's House, Young Vic

Mabou Mines, premier 2003, New York

Mabou Mines Dollhouse, 2003, New York

Mabou Mines Dollhouse, 2007, Edinburgh Festival

Context - historical, social and cultural

Why A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen is more relevant than ever, The Guardian

Modern Marriage: Ibsen and A Doll's House in context


Background of A Doll's House - 19th century 

The middle classes: etiquette and upward mobility, The British Library

Gender roles in the 19th century, The British Library

Play, playwright and theatre

Life and works, Ibsen Society of America

Study Guide by LitCharts - biography, context, analysis

Study Guide by SparkNotes - summary, analysis, context


Victorian women, the Home Theatre and the Cultural Potency of A Doll's House

Ibsen's life, style and works

Realism and naturalism: theatre conventions

A Doll's House, synopsis and analysis

Henrik Ibsen, life, work and ideals

UK Touring Theatre - synopsis, theatrical and social context