Mythic Structure in Hedda Gabler: The Mask Behind the Face
In lieu of an abstract, the first paragraph of the essay follows:
In December 1980, Ibsen wrote a letter to Moritz Prozor that is often quoted in support of the standard approach to Hedda Gabler as a psychological character study:
What I principally wanted to do was to depict human beings, human emotions and human destinies, upon a ground work of certain of the social conditions and principles of the present day.1
"Mythic Structure in Hedda Gabler: The Mask Behind the Face,"
Comparative Drama: Vol. 19:
3, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/compdr/vol19/iss3/2