Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler Review

Hedda Gabler, the daughter of a deceased General, marries dull George Tesman and foresees a life of middle class tedium stretching ahead when they return from their honeymoon. Increasingly, she is drawn into the clutches of her admirer, Judge Brack, who seeks to establish a ménage à trois. Then the brilliant but dissolute Eilert Lovborg, a former flame, arrives to rival her husband for an academic post.

Title:Hedda Gabler
Edition Language:English

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  • Kalliope

    What is in a text, what was written, what we read, or, in the case of plays, what is acted out?Continuing my theatre season, I attended a performance of Hedda Gabler, but read the text before hand, an...

  • Kenny

    Hedda ~~ abrasive and openly sarcastic ~~ why have men tried to own her. She is intelligent. She's well‐born. She's also lethal, as we soon find out. Hedda is willful, insatiable, articulate, but no...

  • Loretta

    I really enjoyed this play and I really do like Ibsen's writings in general. The main character, Hedda is something else, that's for sure! ...

  • Mariel

    I want for once in my life to have power to mould a human destiny.People are in other rooms, people sitting on sofas and people behind desks. Voices from other rooms and voices carry. People have thei...

  • Piyangie

    Hedda Gabler is Ibsen's attempt to explore on the male and female inner selves, and how they conduct themselves according to their inner feelings and conflicts while being submissive to social restric...

  • Sidharth Vardhan

    Ibsen's plays are full of characters unhappy with the life they are socially expected to live and feel a wish to break away from it. A Doll's House is about a woman that chose to break away from such ...

  • Sophie VERStand

    Ibsens bösartig-melancholische Frauenfiguren sind einfach herrlich. (: Die Dialoge seiner Dramen sind so spitz und voller Hinterhältigkeiten - sehr lesenswert. Zudem ein großartiges Portrait des b...

  • Chris_P

    What a character, Hedda Gabler! A woman who could be called evil but in fact a woman in desperate need for something extraordinary even if it is in death. Blasphemous in a way, she cares less about th...

  • Ken Moten

    You know when you meet someone for the first time, but they feel like in old acquaintance because both of you share a mutual friend or relation? In my case the "someone" is Henrik Ibsen and mutual fri...

  • Mya

    I really didn't like it.I thought Hedda was a bitch that got was she deserved, however I can understand the desire for freedom....