Daily Diversion #395: Ibsen & Chai

Ibsen & Chai

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Books! Calendars! Comics!

I always shop for books and calendars between Christmas and New Year’s Day. As usual, I ended up with quite the eclectic mix (although the combination makes sense in my head). Do you like to buy books this time of year? 

Books! Calendars! Comics!

Books! Calendars! Comics!

The Splendiferously Bearded Writers Social Club: Henrik Ibsen

  • Name: Henrik Ibsen
  • DOB: 3/20/1828
  • Member Since: 1864
  • Status: Charter Member
  • Important Role: Head of entertainment committee.
  • Hobbies: Exposing hypocrisy; modernizing theatre; shocking bourgeois sensibilities; landscaping the wild expanse of his beard.
Henrik Ibsen, circa 1864

Henrik Ibsen, circa 1864

 

Happy 185th Birthday, Henrik Ibsen!

The determined-looking Henrik Ibsen, one of my favourite playwrights, was born on 20 March 1828.

Henrik Ibsen, circa 1870

Henrik Ibsen, circa 1870

QUOTE: “It is the very mark of the spirit of rebellion to crave for happiness in this life.”

SOME WORKS: Peer Gynt; A Doll’s House; Ghosts; The Wild Duck; The Lady from the Sea; Hedda Gabler.

A KEEPSAKE:

Henrik Ibsen quote mug by Marthe Pinaire

Henrik Ibsen quote mug by Marthe Pinaire. $12.00