The Nordic region's leading literary critic Georg Brandes visited Norway in May 1890 and gave a lecture on «Henrik Ibsen and his school in Germany ». Among other things, he went through an Ibsen-inspired drama in which a man appeared after an escape from the "Mental Health Institution, still wearing a T-shirt". On that occasion, the professor of medicine Ferdinand Lochmann moved out against Brandes and Ibsen in Morgenbladet. The drama made Lochmann think of a mental illness. . .
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