Ibsen and Hitler by Steven F. Sage
The Playwright, the Plagiarist, and the Plot for the Third Reich

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The author reveals how a series of actions initiated by Hitler align with episodes in three Ibsen scripts, and that Hitler adopted characters as analogs to his own career path.

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Steven F. Sage (Ph.D.), the author of IBSEN'S SCRIPT, HITLER'S SCRIPTURE, has been awarded a Fellowship by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. He concurrently holds the title of Senior Research Fellow at the University of Massachusetts.
Published June 14, 2007 by Basic Books. 384 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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Three plays by Henrick Ibsen (1828-1906) provided Hitler not only with ideas for (and lines in) Mein Kampf—hence the "plagiarist"—but also gave der Führer scripts to follow in everything from his love life to the Final Solution.

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Sage, a former research fellow at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, reveals that Hitler's life followed a "script" based on his reading of three Ibsen plays—An Enemy of the People , The Master Builder and Emperor and Galilean .

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