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Major Barbara

Author: Bernard Shaw; Elizabeth T Forter
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A play about poverty and society, dramatized in the struggle between a wealthy man and his daughter, Barbara, who works with the Salvation Army."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Didactic drama
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Major Barbara.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2000
(DLC) 2002275028
(OCoLC)45487211
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Shaw; Elizabeth T Forter
ISBN: 9780141929422 0141929421
OCLC Number: 688605116
Description: 1 online resource (156 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
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.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Bernard Shaw ; definitive text under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence ; with an introduction by Margery Morgan.

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