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Henrik Ibsen’s most important plays in superb modern translations, part of the new Penguin Ibsen series

This new Penguin Classics series of Henrik Ibsen’s plays will offer the best available editions in English of the great works by “the father of modern drama,” all under the general editorship of Ibsen scholar Tore Rem. All plays included here are newly translated and based on the recently published, definitive Norwegian texts. The Master Builder and Other Plays collects his last four plays: Little EyokfJohn Gabriel Borkman, and When We Dead Awaken, in addition to the title play.

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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HENRIK IBSEN (1828–1906) grew up in Norway, but left in 1864 for a twenty-one-year voluntary exile in Italy and Germany. After successes with the verse dramas Brand and Peer Gynt, he turned to prose, writing his great twelve-play cycle of society dramas between 1877 and 1899.

DEBORAH DAWKINERIK SKUGGEVIKBARBARA J. HAVELAND, and ANNE-MARIE STANTON-IFE are freelance literary translators.

TORIL MOI is a professor of English, theater studies, and philosophy at Duke University.

TORE REM (general editor), former director of the board of the Centre for Ibsen Studies, is a professor of British literature at the University of Oslo and the author of Henry Gibson/Henrik Ibsen.

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