Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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The Beaux Stratagem

George Farquhar's immortal comedy about two young gentlemen with a misguided plan to get enrich themselves at the expense of a series of young heiresses.

Miss Julie (Drama Classics)

Strindberg's classic naturalistic play, translated and introduced by Kenneth McLeish. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde's undying comedy – in an edition to fit any handbag.

Desire Under the Elms

A story of greed, yearning and murder with incest and infanticide, and edged with echoes of Ancient Greek tragedy within a New England farming family.

    The Great God Brown

    A demonstration of O'Neill's expressionistic experimentation with masks to emphasise the distinction between characters, and the lack of understanding in human relationships.

      The Machine Wreckers

      By Ernst Toller Translated by Ashley Dukes

      A classic of German expressionism by an active revolutionary who was also an accomplished poet and playwright.

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      Faust: Parts I & II

      A two-part version of Goethe's great work, retaining the mighty scope, linguistic daring and philosophical intricacy of the original.

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      The Way of the World

      A classic comedy of manners from the Restoration period. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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      Hedda Gabler (Drama Classic)

      By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

      An English version of Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

      The Duchess of Malfi

      The macabre Jacobean tragedy, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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      An Italian Straw Hat

      A classic 19th-century French farce, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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      Mary Stuart

      Schiller's grand historical tragedy, a battle of wits between Mary Queen of Scots and her captor, Queen Elizabeth I.