Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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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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Sejanus: His Fall

A gripping historical tragedy, set in the time of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, about a man ruthlessly working his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.

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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.

Faust Parts 1 & 2

A fresh, performable version by John Clifford of Goethe's 'unstageable' masterpiece.

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Much Ado About Nothing

An edition of the play in the Shakespeare Folios series, offering the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

The Beggar's Opera

John Gay's bawdy and burlesque pastiche of classical Italian opera, often regarded as the world's first ever musical.

The Noble Spanish Soldier

A revenge tragedy set in the Spanish court, filled with powerful dramatic moments of violence, pathos, satire and humour. Part of the Globe Quartos series, co-published with Shakespeare's Globe.

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The Fleer

A bawdy, satiric and theatrically allusive comedy that was extremely popular with seventeenth-century readers.

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Exiles

James Joyce's only play, a startlingly modern portrait of a marriage.

The Wild Duck

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Ibsen's masterpiece of modern tragicomedy, in an English translation by Stephen Mulrine. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Father

Strindberg's gripping psychological drama about the battle of the sexes, in a version by Mike Poulton.

Summerfolk

By Maxim Gorky Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Gorky's magnificent play about the Russian bourgeois social class and the changes occurring around them in the middle of the first decade of the twentieth century. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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