Nearby stood another statue of the playwright – a giant figure, striding forward with bearded chin held high, heading for the history books. It looked preposterous, particularly as, along with Chekhov, Ibsen invented the theatrical antihero.
Friday, 5 February 2010
In search of an antihero
In the Guardian British actor Antony Sher, who is currently rehearsing Enemy of the People, writes about his quest to find Henrik Ibsen. Excerpt: