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Ibsen \Ibsen\ prop. n. Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Norwegian poet and dramatist.

Syn: Henrik Ibsen.

Ibsen (disambiguation)

Ibsen is a Danish surname most commonly associated with the Norwegian playwright and poet Henrik Ibsen ( whose family was of Danish origin). The name may also appear as Ebsen. The name is originally a patronymic, meaning "son of Ib" (Ib is a Danish variant of Jacob); however, Henrik Ibsen's family had used the name as a "frozen" patronymic (i.e. a permanent family name) since the 17th century.

Ibsen (crater)

Ibsen is a crater on Mercury. It is located near the antipode of Caloris Basin.

Category:Impact craters on Mercury Category:Henrik Ibsen

Ibsen (family)

Ibsen is a Norwegian family of Danish extraction. Its most famous members are playwright Henrik Ibsen, his son, statesman Sigurd Ibsen, and grandson, pioneer film director Tancred Ibsen. Several other family members have been noted artists.

Usage examples of "ibsen".

L I S K A S L I D T H E Saturn to the curb in a no-parking zone a quarter of a block from the coffeehouse Ibsen had chosen for their meet.

They had to have been watching Ibsen to catch him in that alley, she D U S T T 0 D 0 S T 237 thought.

Brynhild is not only not the Brynhild of The Valkyries, she is the Hiordis of Ibsen, a majestically savage woman, in whom jealousy and revenge are intensified to heroic proportions.

Gibbon, Voltaire, Rousseau, Shelley, Byron, Dickens, Stendhal, Samuel Butler, Ibsen, Zola, Flaubert, Shaw, Joyce -- in one way or another they are all of them destroyers, wreckers, saboteurs.

With the loss of them there follows uncertainty, and with uncertainty, disequilibrium, since life, as both Nietzsche and Ibsen knew, requires life-supporting illusions.

It’s a very gloomy play by Ibsen, and whenever it’s simply more than I can bear, I look up and see Mentone on the left, Monte Carlo on the right—I mean, I see all the loveliness round me, and then I know the world isn’t so bad after all.

He cited Sophocles ('already mentioned'), Shakespeare and Ibsen as masters of this art form, which purged us with pity.