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Henrik Ibsen

Playwright (March 20, 1828 - May 23, 1906)
Nationality: Norwegian
After Shakespeare, Henrik Ibsen is the most performed playwright in the world. His plays focused on themes such as the suffering of women and the threat of financial difficulty or ruin, and are associated with the rise of theatrical realism.
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Award-winning African American writer James Baldwin's first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain, tells the story of a Harlem teenager's struggles with a repressive father and religious conversion.

Works by Baldwin, James (American writer)

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