Drama Classics Books
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!
Originally commissioned as a comedy by a Moscow theater, this four-act play by Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov, tells the story of Nikolai Ivanov--a man who is struggling to regain his former glory. Download it now!
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...