George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara

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Acknowledgments

"Sainthood for Millionaires" (originally entitled "Sainthood for Millionaires: Major Barbara") by Barbara Bellow Watson from Modern Drama 11, no. 3 (December 1968), © 1968 by A. C. Edwards. Reprinted by permission.

"Shaw's Comedy and Major Barbara" by William G. McCollom from The Divine Average: A View of Comedy by William G. McCollom, © 1971 by the Press of Case Western Reserve University. Reprinted by permission of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

"Skeptical Faith" (originally entitled "Major Barbara") by Margery M. Morgan from The Shavian Playground by Margery M. Morgan, © 1972 by Margery M. Morgan. Reprinted by permission of Methuen & Co. Ltd.

"The Marriage of Contraries" (originally entitled "Major Barbara") by J. L. Wisenthal from The Marriage of Contraries: Bernard Shaw's Middle Plays by J. L. Wisenthal, © 1974 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, Harvard University Press.

"Shaw's Moral Vision" (originally entitled "Major Barbara") by Alfred Turco, Jr., from Shaw's Moral Vision: The Self and Salvation by Alfred Turco, Jr., © 1976 by Cornell University. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, Cornell University Press. All quotations from Shaw's writings are used by permission of The Society of Authors and The Public Trustee.

"Shaw's Own Problem Play" by J. Percy Smith from English Studies in Canada 4, no. 4 (Winter 1978),© 1978 by the Association of Canadian University Teachers of English. Reprinted by permission of the Association.

"Shaw's Comedy of Disillusionment" by Stanton B. Garner, Jr., from Modern Drama 28, no. 4 (December 1985), © 1985 by the University of Toronto, Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama. Reprinted by permission.

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Table of contents

  • Modern Critical Interpretations *
  • George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara *
  • Contents *
  • Editor's Note vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Sainthood for Millionaires 13
  • Shaw's Comedy and Major Barbara 33
  • Skeptical Faith 49
  • The Marriage of Contraries 75
  • Shaw's Moral Vision 103
  • Shaw's Own Problem Play 133
  • Shaw's Comedy of Disillusionment 153
  • Chronology 165
  • Contributors 167
  • Bibliography 169
  • Acknowledgments 175
  • Index 177
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