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A Doll’s House (Et Dukkehjem)

The play A Doll’s House (Et Dukkehjem) by Henrik Ibsen was published in 1879.  A woman discovers that she has given the best years of her life to a man who has treated her with indulgence and apparent love, but who nevertheless has prevented her from developing her own individuality.

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Henrik Ibsen
  • Henrik Ibsen Criticism and Interpretation
  • Doll’s House

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PT8854 – PT8895

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Bloom, Harold (ed.). Henrik Ibsen. 1999.

                        Call Number:  PT8895 .H43 1999

  • Goldman, Michael. Ibsen: The Dramaturgy of Fear. 1999.

                        Call Number:  PT8895 .G58 1999

  • Ibsen, Henrik. Four Major Plays. 1981.

                       Call Number:  PT8854 .F5 1981

Reference Materials

  • Bryan, George B. An Ibsen Companion. 1984.

                           Call Number:  REF PT8887 .B79 1984

  • Critical Survey of Drama:  Second Revised EditionCall Number:  PN1625 .C68 2003

o   Vol. 4, pg. 1714-15

  • Drama CriticismCall Number:  REF PN1625 .D72

o   Vol. 2, pg. 283, 290, 292-309, 312-16, 329, 331, 337

  • Drama for StudentsCall Number:  REF PN1601 .D595 1998

o   Vol. 1, pg. 106-22

  • Literature and Its TimesCall Number:  REF PN50 .L574

o   Vol. 2, Pg. 111-17

  • Masterplots, 2nd Revised Ed. – Call Number:  REF PN44 .M33 1996

o   Vol. 3, pg. 1768-71

  • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism Call Number:  REF PN771 .G27

o   Vol. 2, pg. 223-26, 228-30, 233, 235, 237, 240-41

o   Vol. 8, pg. 143, 146-148, 150-53

o   Vol. 16, pg. 154, 156, 169, 175, 187, 189

o   Vol. 37, pg. 219-64

o   Vol. 52, pg. 143, 155, 158, 162, 184, 191

Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Resources from Gale

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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