Literary Connections: making the right connections with literature

Victorian drama

This is one of a series of pages on Victorian literature; use the links in the menu on the left to navigate to the other pages on general materials, poetry and prose.

The AQA course, AS Level English Literature A, requires the study of one post-1990 text; such texts are indicated here.

AQA drama texts for Unit 2
Links are provided to the editions specified by AQA; other texts will be linked as time permits, though appropriate alternative editions should be suitable. Use the search box on the left to search for any texts not linked here.

Wider reading in drama

If you are teaching or studying the AQA course it is essential to refer to the AQA specification to ensure that you are reading the right texts and meeting all the requirements!

Drama in translation
  • Anton Chekhov: Uncle Vanya 1897
  • Nikolai Gogol: The Government Inspector 1836
  • Henrik Ibsen: An Enemy of the People 1882
  • August Strindberg: Miss Julie 1888
Useful websites
See the weblinks on the introductory page for general links for Victorian literature.
  • The People Play theatre history site is unfortunately not currently available. The collections have moved to the V&A's Theatre Collections and there are some resources on their site.
Finding drama texts online
See the usual sources of online texts listed on the literature links page, in particular: