By Henrik Ibsen
The NHB Drama Classics sequence offers the world's maximum performs in cheap, hugely readable variations for college kids, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the sequence are available introductions (focusing at the play's theatrical and old heritage, including an writer biography, key dates and proposals for extra examining) and the entire textual content, uncluttered with footnotes. The translations, through best specialists within the box, are actual and peculiarly actable. The versions of English-language performs contain a word list of bizarre phrases and words to assist understanding.
A Doll's House is Ibsen's innovative story of Nora's awakening to her desire for a lifetime of her personal.
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POZZO: PPPOZZZO! ESTRAGON: Ah! Pozzo . . let me see . . Pozzo . . VLADIMIR: Is it Pozzo or Bozzo? ESTRAGON: Pozzo . . no . . I'm afraid I . . no . . I don't seem to . . Pozzo advances threateningly. VLADIMIR: (conciliating). I once knew a family called Gozzo. The mother had the clap. ESTRAGON: (hastily). We're not from these parts, Sir. POZZO: (halting). You are human beings none the less. ) As far as one can see. ) Of the same species as myself. ) Of the same species as Pozzo! Made in God's image!
ESTRAGON: It's all over. Enter Vladimir, somber. He shoulders Lucky out of his way, kicks over the stool, comes and goes agitatedly. POZZO: He's not pleased. ESTRAGON: (to Vladimir). You missed a treat. Pity. Vladimir halts, straightens the stool, comes and goes, calmer. POZZO: He subsides. ) Indeed all subsides. A great calm descends. ) Listen! Pan sleeps. VLADIMIR: Will night never come? All three look at the sky. POZZO: You don't feel like going until it does? ESTRAGON: Well you see— POZZO: Why it's very natural, very natural.
Stool! ) Closer! (Lucky puts down bag and basket, advances, moves stool, goes back to his place, takes up bag and basket. ) Back! ) Further! ) Stop! (Lucky stops. ) That is why, with your permission, I propose to dally with you a moment, before I venture any further. Basket! ) The fresh air stimulates the jaded appetite. ) Basket! ) Further! ) He stinks. Happy days! He drinks from the bottle, puts it down and begins to eat. Silence. # Vladimir and Estragon, cautiously at first, then more boldly, begin to circle about Lucky, inspecting him up and down.
A Doll's House (Drama Classics) by Henrik Ibsen