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Major Barbara.

Author: George Bernard Shaw
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1907.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Major Barbara is a three act play by George Bernard Shaw, written and premiered in 1905 and first published in 1907. Major Barbara has been called the most controversial of Shaw's works.[citation needed] His seeming criticism of Christianity and The Salvation Army caused some to accuse him of blasphemy, while others defended what they saw as his realistic presentation of religion. An Officer of The Salvation Army,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Bernard Shaw
ISBN: 9781877527623 1877527629
OCLC Number: 437087914
Description: 1 online resource (179 p.)
Contents: Title; Contents; Act I; Act Ii; Act Iii.

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Major Barbara is a three act play by George Bernard Shaw, written and premiered in 1905 and first published in 1907. Major Barbara has been called the most controversial of Shaw's works.[citation needed] His seeming criticism of Christianity and The Salvation Army caused some to accuse him of blasphemy, while others defended what they saw as his realistic presentation of religion. An Officer of The Salvation Army, Major Barbara Undershaft, becomes disillusioned when her Christian denomination accepts money from an armaments manufacturer (her father) and a whisky distiller. She eventually decid.

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