A Doll's condominium (Norwegian: Et dukkehjem; additionally translated as A Doll condominium) is a three-act play in prose by means of Henrik Ibsen. It premiered on the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 21 December 1879, having been released past that month. The play is important for its severe angle towards nineteenth century marriage norms. It aroused nice controversy on the time, because it concludes with the protagonist, Nora, leaving her husband and youngsters simply because she desires to notice herself. Ibsen was once encouraged via the assumption that "a girl can't be herself in glossy society," because it is "an completely male society, with legislation made by means of males and with prosecutors and judges who investigate female behavior from a masculine standpoint." Its principles is additionally obvious as having a much broader program: Michael Meyer argued that the play's topic isn't really women's rights, yet fairly "the desire of each person to determine the type of individual she or he particularly is and to attempt to turn into that person." In a speech given to the Norwegian organization for Women's Rights in 1898, Ibsen insisted that he "must disclaim the dignity of getting consciously labored for the women's rights movement," when you consider that he wrote "without any unsleeping considered making propaganda," his activity having been "the description of humanity."
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