Written by English dramatist William Congreve as a response to an earlier popular play (Love for Money), the Restoration Period writer was best known for using the stage to comment upon an increasingly complex society and class structure that often seemed frivolous to him. Download it today!
By Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw. Set in the northeast suburbs of London, Candida is the story of the wife who is credited with the success of her popular Christian Socialist husband, the Reverend James Mavor Morell. Download it today!
This edition is based on the only surviving text--the 1633 Quarto that has been carefully examined and shown to be more authentic and reliable than those that earlier scholars were prepared to allow. Download it today!
The extensive commentary on this play touches on matters of all types, but its focus in particular is about the realities of daily life in classical Athens. It also examines the practical problems of staging. Its substantial introduction includes essays on Aristophanes' early career, Greek world...