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The Warrior's Barrow - Dramatis Personae Post by :ebempires Category :Plays Author :Henrik Ibsen Date :May 2012 Read :2233

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The Warrior's Barrow - Dramatis Personae


RODERIK An old recluse.

BLANKA His foster-daughter.

GANDALF A sea-king from Norway.

ASGAUT An old viking.

HROLLOUG " " "

JOSTEJN " " "

Several VIKINGS

HEMMING A young scald in Gandalf's service.

SETTING

The action takes place on a small island off the coast of Sicily shortly before the introduction of Christianity into Norway.

An open place surrounded by trees near the shore. To the left in the background the ruins of an old temple. In the center of the scene a huge barrow upon which is a monument decked with flower wreaths.

 

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THE WARRIOR'S BARROW

(Kaempehojen)

The Warrior's Barrow: A Dramatic Poem in One Act

1854

FROM EARLY PLAYS
by
HENRIK IBSEN


TRANSLATED FROM THE NORWEGIAN BY ANDERS ORBECK, A. M.
Assistant Professor of English in the University of Montana

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