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Gaines, Robert A.

Bernard Shaw's Marriages and Misalliances

Gaines, Robert A. - Bernard Shaw's Marriages and Misalliances, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Shaw’s Early Writings: A Prologue to the Playwright
Richard Farr Dietrich

2. The “Mystical Union” De-Mystified: Marriage in Plays Unpleasant

L. W. Conolly

3. The Pragmatic Partnerships of Plays Pleasant

Jennifer Buckley

4. Three Plays for Puritans: Decoy Marriages and Social Contracts
Lawrence Switzky

5. Not Really a Philanderer
Rodelle Weintraub

6. Shaw’s Salvation Trilogy: Man and Superman, John Bull’s Other Island, Major Barbara

Michel W. Pharand

7. Marriage and Mating in the Plays of Bernard Shaw and Granville Barker, 1908–1911
Peter Gahan

8. Ruled by Autonomy: Women’s Evolving Marital Choices from the Doctor’s Dilemma (1906) to Pygmalion (1914)
Ellen Ecker Dolgin

9. From Ellie to Eve: The Quintessence of Marriage in Shaw’s Heartbreak House, Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress, and Back to Methuselah

Audrey McNamara

10. Beyond Married Love: Shaw, Stopes, and Female Desire in the Drama Between the Wars, 1923–1934
D. A. Hadfield

11. Definitions of Marriage: Village Wooing, On the Rocks, and The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles: A Vision of Judgment

Jean Reynolds

12. Matrimonial Partnerships and Politics in Three Late Plays: “
In Good King Charles’s Golden Days

: A True History That Never Happened, The Apple Cart: A Political Extravaganza, and Geneva: Another Political Extravaganza

Matthew Yde

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, British and Irish Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Theatre Direction and Production

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Bernard Shaw and His Contemporaries
Page amount
35 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349951703
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-95169-7

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