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An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People


by Henrik Ibsen

An Enemy of the People Resources


Ibsen Voyages

A great site with lots of information on Ibsen.


All Ibsen, all the time.

Movie or TV Productions

En Folkenfiende, 2005

A Norwegian film.

An Enemy of the People, 1978

Film version starring tough guy Steve McQueen.

An Enemy of the People, 1966

Arthur Miller (same guy who wrote the plays Death of a Salesman and The Crucible) wrote the screenplay for this film version of Ibsen's play.

Ganashatru, 1990

An Indian adaptation of Ibsen's play.

An Enemy of the People, 1990

Arthur Miller was apparently a big fan of this play. He wrote this TV version of it, too.


Full Text

Here's a link to the translation we used. Translated by R. Farquharson Sharp.

Henrik Ibsen: Plays and Problems

An entire book on Ibsen free for you to browse.


Movie Clip
A clip from the 1966 Arthur Miller adaptation. This is the first part of the film, but you can watch all 12 parts on YouTube.


The Playwright

Bespectacled Ibsen and his mighty fine beard

Production Photo

Image from a production of the play.

An Enemy of the People Handbill

Cover of one of the play's publications.

The Brothers

A dramatic standoff.

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