Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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Celestina

A pivotal work of European culture, with a character that has inspired artists from Goya to Picasso.

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A Woman of No Importance

Oscar Wilde's audacious drama of social scandal centres around the revelation of a long-concealed secret. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Scapino

By Molière Translated by Jeremy Sams

A superlative farce by the master of the form, Molière, written at the height of his powers, a masterclass in comic construction. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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The Game Of Love And Chance

The best known play by one of the most performed French playwrights - a sparkling 18th-century comedy of manners. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Man of Mode

The best comedy of manners written in England before Congreve. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Servant of Two Masters

A classic Italian comedy that remains blisteringly hilarious and relevant, over two hundred and fifty years after it was written. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The House of Bernarda Alba

Lorca's extraordinarily powerful drama, the last he wrote before his assassination, explores the darkness at the heart of repression.

Ivanov

Chekhov's compelling early play, set in a country weighed down by political, ideological and spiritual stagnation. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

By D H Lawrence Introduction by Colin Counsell

An intense and powerful drama set in a Nottinghamshire mining town. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

An Enemy of the People

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Ibsen's play about an idealistic doctor whose moral resolve is put to the test when he discovers that the waters from which his native spa town draws its wealth are dangerously contaminated.

A Woman Killed with Kindness

A startling domestic thriller from the seventeenth century, one of the first tragedies ever to be written about ordinary people. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Phedra

By Jean Racine Translated by Julie Rose

Racine's reworking of Euripides' Hippolytus, celebrated for its tragic construction and the richness of its language.

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