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Candida : a pleasant play

Author: Bernard Shaw; Peter Gahan; Dan H Laurence
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Reverend Morell, a socialist preacher, brings a penniless young poet, Eugene Marchbanks, into his home, which is dominated by his fascinating wife, Candida. ... Centered on a romantic triangle and parodying courtly love and the domestic drama of Ibsen, Candida also abounds with classical allusions, the fervor of a religious revival, and poetic inspiration and aspirations."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Shaw; Peter Gahan; Dan H Laurence
ISBN: 0143039784 9780143039785
OCLC Number: 8005431
Description: xxviii, 74 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Bernard Shaw ; introduction by Peter Gahan ; definitive text under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence.
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"The Reverend Morell, a socialist preacher, brings a penniless young poet, Eugene Marchbanks, into his home, which is dominated by his fascinating wife, Candida. ... Centered on a romantic triangle and parodying courtly love and the domestic drama of Ibsen, Candida also abounds with classical allusions, the fervor of a religious revival, and poetic inspiration and aspirations."--Back cover.

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