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Ghosts (Wilson) - Acting Edition

ISBN13: 9780822218708
ISBN: 0822218704
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $8.0
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
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Pages: 72
Average Goodreads rating: 3.84/5 (3 ratings)

Ghosts is the story of Helen Alving, a widow who is haunted by the many mistresses of her deceased husband and by her son who has inherited syphilis from his philandering father. Ghosts is a scathing indictment of Victorian society in which Ibsen refutes the notion that if one simply fulfills one's duty rather than following one's desires then a good and noble life will be achieved. Scandalous in its day for its frank discussion of venereal disease and marriage infidelity, Ghosts remains to this day an intense psychological drama and sharp social criticism.