A Doll's House1
by Henrik Ibsen
A play in three acts, first published in 1879.
A woman has committed forgery to save her husband's life; the husband responds harshly to her socially disreputable deed and, refusing to suffer his response, she leaves the family.
NORA, his wife
THE HELMERS' THREE CHILDREN
ANNA3, their nurse
A MAID-SERVANT (ELLEN)
The action passes in Helmer's house (a flat) in Christiania.
1 From The Collected Works of Henrick Ibsen. Vol. 7. Trans. William Archer. London: William Heineman, 1906-1908.
2 In the original "Fru Linde."
3 In the original "Anne-Marie."
PORTRAIT: Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Olrik (1879).
CITATION INFORMATION (in MLA format): Ibsen, Henrik. A Doll's House. Translated by William Archer. Gleeditions, 17 Apr. 2011, www.gleeditions.com/adollhouse/students/toc.asp?lid=201. Originally published as A Doll's House: A Play in Three Acts, by Henrik Ibsen, Walter H. Baker, 1890.