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Published: 22 July 2021 (Estimated)

720 Pages


ISBN: 9780198828853

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Man and Superman, John Bull's Other Island, and Major Barbara

George Bernard Shaw
Edited by Brad Kent

Oxford World's Classics

  • An introduction which sketches Shaw's life to the outset of the twentieth century and provides a contextual discussion of Shaw's writing of these plays in the wider dramatic experimentation with form.
  • Looking at each play and describing the aesthetic and thematic concerns, precursors, and brief production histories.
  • Explaining the historical references and provide significant textual variations from the typescripts and the different versions Shaw published.
  • Select Bibliography and Explanatory Notes