ENG 4U Ibsen Seminars: Resources DIGITAL Resources Gale Literature Resource Center York Mills subscription database contains biographies of Ibsen and literary criticism and analysis of A Doll’s House. http://ymcilibrary.wordpress.com/databases/ Password updated recently; check the library posters or your updated agenda password list. Jack Wolcott’s Theatre history on the Web Click “19th century” for Victorian links and Victorian women links. http://www.videoccasions-nw.com/history/jack.html Centre for Ibsen Studies, Univ. of Oslo. This is perhaps THE online source for biographical information. http://www.hf.uio.no/ibsensenteret/research/links.html Excerpt from Joan Templeton’s article “The Doll House Backlash: Criticism, Feminism, and Ibsen” in PMLA. This includes some of Ibsen’s own commentary on the issue of feminism. http://www.jstor.org/pss/462329 Search for Ibsen: A Doll's House by Egil Törnqvist using Google Books. You may want to use the table of contents to scroll to “Impact”, a chapter giving information about the contemporary reaction to the play. The Cambridge Companion to Ibsen by James Walter McFarlane is also available online through Google Books. The chapter on “Ibsen & Feminism” might be especially useful. http://books.google.ca/books (search by title & author) PRINT Resources Greenhaven Literary Companion to A Doll’s House 839.8226 REA. This contains numerous critical essays on A Doll’s House (themes, contexts, etc.) Literature and Its Times, Vol. 3, REF 809 LIT A study of the historical and literary context in which Ibsen wrote. This essay also details the profound effect A Doll’s House had on society and literature of the time. The Cambridge Companion to Ibsen 839.8226 CAM Lives and Works in the Arts, Vol. 5, REF 700.922 LIV This contains a helpful overview of Ibsen’s life and potential sources for the play.