George Bernard Shaw Series Three
George Bernard Shaw
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Candida, a comedy by playwright George Bernard Shaw, was first published in 1898, as part of his Plays Pleasant. The central characters are clergyman James Morell, his wife Candida and a youthful poet, Eugene Marchbanks, who tries to win Candida's affections. The play questions Victorian notions of love and marriage, asking what a woman really desires from her husband. The cleric is a Christian Socialist, allowing Shaw—himself a Fabian Socialist—to weave political issues, current at the time, into the story.
- 1,99 €
- Category: Fiction & Literature
- Published: 07 November 2011
- Publisher: Lulu.com
- Print Length: 92 Pages
- Language: English