Peer Gynt: A Dramatic Poem (Oxford World's Classics)

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This translation is based upon the Norwegian text in the Centenary Edition of Ibsen's collected works. It provides a close account of the quality of Ibsen's play by reproducing as nearly as possible not only the meaning in the literal sense but the verse forms that constitute so much of the substance and dramatic structure of the original. It makes an important contribution to those studying Peer Gynt in English, as until now little of the dramatic quality of the play has found its way into English translations.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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James McFarlane is Emeritus Professor of European Literature at the University of East Anglia, and General Editor of the Oxford Ibsen.

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"Christopher Fry, a poet of genius, has added, in his translation of Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt, a new work of genius to English Literature. Peer Gynt never 'read right' in English before. Now it does." --Dr R.C. Poole, Dept. of English, University of Nottingham

"an ultimately bleak but nonetheless entertaining classic" --Herts Advertiser

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