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Wind soughing through the trees By maria joy
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Remember when you were small and not quite ready to go to sleep and someone you loved came and read you a story, maybe a fairytale. This short fairytale is a little darker.
Hedda Gabler By Henrik Ibsen
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Hedda Gabler is a play published in 1890 by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. It premiered in 1891 in Germany to negative reviews, but has subsequently gained recognition as a classic of realism,... More > nineteenth century theatre, and world drama. A 1902 production starring Minnie Maddern Fiske was a major sensation on Broadway and following its initial limited run was revived with the same actress the next year. Some critics consider the character of Hedda one of the great dramatic roles in theatre, and some portrayals have been very controversial, especially the New Zealand play "2B or not 2B" where a male (Ryan Mead) plays Hedda. Depending on the interpretation, Hedda may be portrayed as an idealistic heroine fighting society, a victim of circumstance, a prototypical feminist, or a manipulative villain.< Less
The Wild Duck By Henrik Ibsen
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Should the truth be pursued whatever the cost? The idealistic son of a wealthy businessman seeks to expose his father's duplicity and to free his childhood friend from the lies on which his happy... More > home life is based.< Less
Danish Fairy Tales By Svend Grundtvig
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The very best of traditional Danish folklore comes alive for the present-day reader in this classic collection originally compiled by specialist scholar Svend Grundtvig. The tales selected for this... More > volume were designed to represent all aspects of the unique cultural heritage of the Danish people. Grundtvig issued an appeal in 1854 for his countrymen to collect and submit the stories, which, until then, were largely oral, handed down from generation to generation. Hundreds of stories were duly compiled, and Gruntvig’s final collection was published in 1876—and became an instant hit. While stories such as “Olaf the Mermaid’s Son,” “The Raven of Salby,” and “Prince Irregang and Maid Miseri” stamped the tales as solidly Danish in origin, other stories such as “The Most Obedient Wife,” “Virtue Its Own Reward,” and “The School of Black Art,” contain moral lessons which could be universal, but which are still unique to this small northern European nation.< Less
Danish Fairy Tales By Svend Grundtvig
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The very best of traditional Danish folklore comes alive for the present-day reader in this classic collection originally compiled by specialist scholar Svend Grundtvig. The tales selected for this... More > volume were designed to represent all aspects of the unique cultural heritage of the Danish people. Grundtvig issued an appeal in 1854 for his countrymen to collect and submit the stories, which, until then, were largely oral, handed down from generation to generation. Hundreds of stories were duly compiled, and Gruntvig’s final collection was published in 1876—and became an instant hit. While stories such as “Olaf the Mermaid’s Son,” “The Raven of Salby,” and “Prince Irregang and Maid Miseri” stamped the tales as solidly Danish in origin, other stories such as “The Most Obedient Wife,” “Virtue Its Own Reward,” and “The School of Black Art,” contain moral lessons which could be universal, but which are still unique to this small northern European nation.< Less
lazarus approximately By richard zola
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poetry is paradox: transcendence & a free fall into fragmented fragile malevolent self. poetry is the removal of masks: the adoption of masks. poems are fingerprints. poetry is confession,... More > contrition. poetry is religion. poetry is entertainment. poetry is an attempt to saw the top off god's head. poetry is a naked running flight through burning innerlands pursued by your mother who's holding a flamethrower in one hand and a clean vest in the other. i write because i have a tribal mentality.....and no campfire.< Less
Peer Gynt By Henrik Ibsen & Arthur Rackham
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Among the masterpieces of world literature, this great verse drama by Norway's famed playwright humorously yet profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies common to all humanity as it follows... More > the roguish life of a charming but arrogant young man. A literary delight since it was first published in 1875.< Less
Beowulf By Unknown
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Beowulf is an Old English heroic epic poem composed in the later Early Middle Ages (in the 8th, 9th or 10th century). At 3,183 lines, it is notable for its length. The poem is untitled in the... More > manuscript, but has been known as Beowulf since the early 19th century. As the single major surviving work of Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, the work — in spite of dealing primarily with Scandinavian matters — has risen to such prominence that it has become "England's national epic."< Less
Beowulf By Unknown
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Beowulf is an Old English heroic epic poem composed in the later Early Middle Ages (in the 8th, 9th or 10th century). At 3,183 lines, it is notable for its length. The poem is untitled in the... More > manuscript, but has been known as Beowulf since the early 19th century. As the single major surviving work of Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, the work — in spite of dealing primarily with Scandinavian matters — has risen to such prominence that it has become "England's national epic."< Less
Beowulf By Unknown
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Beowulf is an Old English heroic epic poem composed in the later Early Middle Ages (in the 8th, 9th or 10th century). At 3,183 lines, it is notable for its length. The poem is untitled in the... More > manuscript, but has been known as Beowulf since the early 19th century. As the single major surviving work of Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, the work — in spite of dealing primarily with Scandinavian matters — has risen to such prominence that it has become "England's national epic."< Less

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