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Major Barbara

Author: Bernard Shaw
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Floating Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Didactic drama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Shaw
ISBN: 9781877527623 1877527629
OCLC Number: 605884189
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: George Bernard Shaw.

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Major Barbara is a 1905 play by George Bernard Shaw. Andrew Undershaft, a wealthy weapons trader, despises poverty believing "The greatest of our evils and the worst of our crimes is poverty ... our first duty, to which every other consideration should be sacrificed, is not to be poor". His daughter, Barbara, devotes herself to charity. When a shelter for the poor is at risk of closure due to lack of funds, the idealistic Barbara, a Major in the Salvation Army must reassess her beliefs and opinions about wealth, poverty and philanthropy.

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