George Bernard Shaw's Plays (Norton Critical Editions) (Paperback)

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This collection presents a cross-section of Shaw's most important theater work—Mrs. Warren's Profession, Man and Superman, Major Barbara, and Pygmalion.

Each play is fully annotated.

"Contexts and Criticism" features all-new material on the author and his work, from traditional critical readings to more theorized approaches, among them essays on Shaw's Fabianism and his alleged feminism.  Contributors include Leon Hugo, Sally Peters, Tracy C. Davis, John A. Bertolini, Stanley Weintraub, and J. Ellen Gainor.

A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.

About the Author

Sandie Byrne is Fellow and Tutor in English at Balliol College, Oxford University. She is the author of Tony Harrison: Loiner, H., V., and O.: The Poetry of Tony Harrison, the Icon Reader's Guide to Ted Hughes, and the Icon Reader's Guide to Mansfield Park.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393977530
ISBN-10: 0393977536
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: May 16th, 2002
Pages: 560
Language: English
Series: Norton Critical Editions