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Henrik Ibsen

Character List

Mrs. Helen Alving Widow of Captain Alving, late Chamberlain to the King. [Note: Chamberlain (Kammerherre) is the only title of honor now existing in Norway. It is a distinction conferred by the King on men of wealth and position, and is not hereditary.]

Oswald Alving Her son, a painter.

Pastor Manders An overly pious and condescending “friend” of Mrs. Alving.

Jacob Engstrand A carpenter.

Regina Engstrand Mrs. Alving's maid.