Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

Audiobook CD - 2005
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Hedda Gabler (1890) was a study of a neurotic woman. Hedda, twenty-nine years old, has married down, is pregnant with an unwanted child, and bored by her husband. Before marriage she has flirted with the drunken poet Loevborg. She plots to the ruin of Loevborg by burning his manuscript on the future of civilization. Judge Brack, who lusts after Hedda, discovers that Hedda has instigated Loevborg's accidental suicide - he has died in a bordello. Hedda cries: Oh, why does everything I touch become mean and ludicrous? It's like a curse Brack gives her the choice either of public exposure or of becoming his mistress. But Hedda chooses suicide when she falls into his power.
Publisher: [Toronto] : CBC Audio, p2005
ISBN: 9780660194684
Branch Call Number: NFBCD 839.8226 Ibsen 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 2 sound discs (ca. 2 hr.) :,digital ;,12 cm., in container


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