The Clouds

Strepsiades, a rich country gentleman, has been brought to penury and deeply involved in debt by the extravagant tastes of his son, Phidippides. Strepsiades hears of the wonderful new art of argument, the royal road[…]

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The Virtuoso

The virtuoso of the title is Sir Nicholas Gimcrack, who like many after him confuses the extent of a collection with the depth of a science. Sir Gimcrack is fascinated by the geography of the[…]

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Doctor Faustus

This edition of Doctor Faustus features annotated versions, with modernized spelling and punctuation, of the 1604 “A-text” and the 1592 text of Marlowe’s source, the English Faust Book—a translation of the best-selling Historia von Johann[…]

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