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Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People @ UC Irvine – Review

Written by Daniella Litvak 

Mayor Vaughn: I’m only trying to say that Amity is a summer town. We need summer dollars. Now, if the people can’t swim here, they’ll be glad to swim at the beaches of Cape Code, the Hamptons, Long Island…

 

Brody: That doesn’t mean we have to serve them up as smorgasbord! –Jaws[1]

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is considered the “Father of Modern Drama.” Ibsen created rich psychological dramas and brought realism to the stage. He has and continues to influence playwrights and filmmakers. Only Shakespeare’s plays are more frequently performed than Ibsen’s. Continue Reading

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