noun or adjective see Ibsenism

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  • ibsenite — ib·sen·ite …   English syllables

  • ibsenite — I. ˌnīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Henrik Ibsen + English ite 1. : an admirer or devotee of Ibsen 2. : a dramatist who imitates Ibsen s manner or technique …   Useful english dictionary

  • theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …   Universalium

  • ibsénien — ⇒IBSÉNIEN, IENNE, adj. A. Qui appartient à Ibsen. Le théâtre ibsénien. Le symbolisme social ibsénien (Arts et litt., 1936, p. 30 05). Emploi subst. Admirateur d Ibsen : • Au surplus, que de gens, en France, Vont admirant, de confiance, Tout ce… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ib|sen|i|an — «ihb SEHN ee uhn», adjective. = Ibsenite. (Cf. ↑Ibsenite) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ib|sen|ist — «IHB suh nihst», noun, adjective. = Ibsenite. (Cf. ↑Ibsenite) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ibsenism — noun Date: 1890 1. dramatic invention or construction characteristic of Ibsen 2. championship of Ibsen s plays and ideas • Ibsenite noun or adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • George Grossmith — (9 December 1847 ndash; 1 March 1912) was an English comedian, writer, composer, actor, and singer. His performing career spanned more than four decades. As a writer and composer, he created 18 comic operas, nearly 100 musical sketches, some 600… …   Wikipedia

  • Shaw, George Bernard — born July 26, 1856, Dublin, Ire. died Nov. 2, 1950, Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, Eng. Irish playwright and critic. After moving to London in 1876, he worked for years as a music and art critic, wrote book and theatre reviews, and was an… …   Universalium

  • dramatic literature — Introduction       the texts of plays that can be read, as distinct from being seen and heard in performance.       The term dramatic literature implies a contradiction in that literature originally meant something written and drama meant… …   Universalium

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