Historical Context

 
This website offers a brief yet comprehensive look at the history of Norway.  The section on Norway from 1814-1905 details the political and economic climate of Norway during Ibsen's writing career.
 

 

This transcript of a speech given at a University in British Columbia offers great insights on the status of women's rights were during the time of the first productions of A Doll House.  It also offers commentary on each of the characters social standing in the play.
 
 

This site is a very detailed page of Norway's economic history.  It explains the country's economic situation post independence from Denmark up through today's current economic climate.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_women%27s_rights_%28other_than_voting%29

http://www.norway.org/aboutnorway/society/Equal-Opportunities/gender/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norwegian_Association_for_Women%27s_Rights

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camilla_Collett

A few links to give some context for the women's rights movement.
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