In October 1859, Henrik Ibsen wrote a letter to the Norwegian Parliament. Here John B. Harris translates the letter into English. The letter explores Ibsen's ideas about the relationship of art to patriotism.
Harris, John B.
"Ibsen on Art (Article by Henrik Ibsen),"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 4
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol4/iss1/6