Martin Puchner: Ibsen's Modernism
8 February 2007
Show More Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theatre, Philosophy by Toril Moi.
Oxford, 396 pp., £25, August 2006, 0 19 929587 5Show More
“... realists such as George Eliot, not with formally innovative Modernists such as Joyce. It is Toril Moi’s aim, in this magisterial book, to make a new case for Ibsen against such opposition. The problem with Ibsen’s detractors, Moi says, is that they have a narrow understanding of Modernism, based on the formal ...”