The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen
Author: Henrik Ibsen | Published: 1882
The Wild Duck
In The Wild Duck, the plot follows an idealist as he tries to free his friend from the lies that have poisoned his life. Find out more about The Wild Duck.
About Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen is considered to be one of the most influential playwrights in modern theater. Born in Norway in 1828, he wrote dramas that explored complex social issues and pushed the boundaries of contemporary thought. He is seen as a founding father of modernism, with some of his works being performed internationally for over 150 years.
Ibsen wrote over 50 plays during his lifetime, including some of the most famous works in Western literature such as ‘A Doll’s House’ and ‘Hedda Gabler’. His plays often focus on women's rights, individual freedom and oppressive societal conventions. Ibsen believed in universal human truths and examined ideas such as hypocrisy, scandal and disguise within his work. Find out more about Henrik Ibsen.