Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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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 (The Ubu Plays)

    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 Ubu Plays)

      London Assurance

      A classic comedy of manners with two of the great comic roles of the English stage, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

      The Hypochondriac

      By Molière Translated by Martin Sorrell

      Molière's classic farce in a fresh and performable translation. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

      The Jew of Malta

      Christopher Marlowe's drama of religious conflict, intrigue, and revenge, set on the island of Malta. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

      The Alchemist

      Ben Jonson's classic comedy, in a handy pocket edition in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

      The Devil is an Ass

      Ben Jonson's 1616 comedy about a junior demon who persuades his master Satan to let him spend a day in London.

      The White Devil

      The Italian Court is riddled with corruption in this classic Jacobean tragedy. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

      Don Juan

      By Molière Translated by Kenneth McLeish

      Molière's comedy about the notorious womaniser, in a fresh and performable translation by Kenneth McLeish.

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      Children of the Sun

      By Maxim Gorky Translated by Stephen Mulrine

      A Chekhovian family drama, first staged in Russia in 1905.

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      Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)

      Chekhov's great play about an elderly professor whose plans to sell off his rural estate threaten the livelihoods of those who have worked tirelessly to keep the estate going.

      A Flea in Her Ear

      A classic French farce of infidelity and mistaken identity. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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