Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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The Spanish Tragedy

A ghoulish and bloody 16th-century tragedy. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

King Ubu

Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension, the first of his three plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu.

Published in volume Ubu

    Cuckold Ubu

    A sequel to King Ubu, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Cuckold Ubu continues the adventures of Pa Ubu.

    Published in volume Ubu

      Slave Ubu

      The third and final part of The Ubu Plays, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Slave Ubu concludes the adventures of Pa Ubu.

      Published in volume Ubu

        The Playboy of the Western World

        J.M. Synge's extraordinary play about a young man on the run, and his unexpected elevation to folk hero. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

        Bartholomew Fair

        Ben Jonson's bawdy Jacobean comedy, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

        Naked

        Pirandello's ingenious detective story about a young woman who is hounded by the press after the death of a child in her care..

        Flight

        A rich and poetic play set during the Russian Civil War, by the author of The Master and Margarita.

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        The Honest Whore

        A passionate tale of paternal disapproval and sexual deceit, following the lives of a princess and a whore.

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        Life is a Dream

        A masterpiece of the Spanish Golden Age, in an English version by John Clifford.

        A Mad World, My Masters

        A masterly satire of London society at the turn of the 17th century, abounding with Middleton's craft and wit.

        All for Love

        Dryden's 1677 play All for Love is a version of the Antony and Cleopatra story, told as a heroic tragedy.

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