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Major Barbara

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ISBN-10: 0140437908

ISBN-13: 9780140437904

Edition: 2000

Authors: George Bernard Shaw, Dan H. Laurence, Margery Morgan, Margery Morgan

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Shaw's drama concerns an armaments king, his daughter in the Salvation army and a foundling Professor of Greek. The society that makes Barbara necessary is repellent, but should we admire or condemn do-gooders like her?
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List price: $13.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.13" wide x 7.80" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Renowned literary genius George Bernard Shaw was born on July 26, 1856 in Dublin, Ireland. He later moved to London and educated himself at the British Museum while several of his novels were published in small socialist magazines. Shaw later became a music critic for the Star and for the World. He was a drama critic for the Saturday Review and later began to have some of his early plays produced. Shaw wrote the plays Man and Superman, Major Barbara, and Pygmalion, which was later adapted as My Fair Lady in both the musical and film form. He also transformed his works into screenplays for Saint Joan, How He Lied to Her Husband, Arms and the Man, Pygmalion, and Major Barbara. Shaw won the…    

Preface to Major Barbara
First Aid to Critics
The Gospel of St Andrew Undershaft
The Salvation Army
Barbara's Return to the Colors
Weaknesses of the Salvation Army
Christianity and Anarchism
Sane Conclusions
Major Barbara
Principal Works of Bernard Shaw