Three Dramas

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The three plays here presented were the outcome of a period when Björnson's views on many topics were undergoing a drastic revision and he was abandoning much of his previous orthodoxy in many directions. Two of them were written during, and one immediately after, a three years' absence from Norway--years spent almost entirely in southern Europe.THE EDITORTHE BANKRUPTTHE KING

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. H. Boyesen's Essays on Scandinavian Literature, 1895; G. Brandes' Critical Studies of Ibsen and Björnson, 1899.] CONTENTS

THE EDITOR THE BANKRUPT THE KING

THE EDITOR

A PLAY IN FOUR ACTS

DRAMATIS PERSONAE

EVJE, a prosperous distiller. MRS. EVJE. GERTRUD, their daughter, engaged to HARALD REJN. The DOCTOR. The EDITOR. HAAKON REJN, a yeoman farmer. HALVDAN REJN and HARALD REJN, his brothers. The DOCTOR'S ASSISTANT. INGEBORG, maid to the Evjes. JOHN, coachman to the Evjes. HALVDAN REJN's HOUSEKEEPER. HALVDAN REJN's MAID. A Lamplighter.

The action takes place in a town in Norway.

THE EDITOR

ACT I

(SCENE.--The breakfast-room at the EVJES' house. A glass-cupboard, in two partitions, stands against the left-hand wall, well forward. On the top of it stand a variety of objects. Beyond it, a stove. At the back of the room, a sideboard. In the middle of the room a small round folding table, laid for four persons. There is an armchair by the stove; a sofa on the right; chairs, etc. A d

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