Additional Resources for Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw

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Bloom, Harold, Editor George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara, Chelsea House, 1988.

This is a collection of papers by numerous critics on different aspects of Shaw's play.

Briggs, Asa. A   Social History of England, Weidenfeld and Nicolson (London), 1994.

A study of English society from antiquity to the present, tins books contains a lengthy chapter on the Victorian and early Edwardian eras.

Gainor, J. Ellen Shaw's Daughters: Dramatic and Narrative Constructions of Gender, University of Michigan Press, 1991 This is a study of women in Shaw's plays, focusing on the conception of womanhood in Victorian culture and the Image of the daughter in Shaw's plays.

Peters, Sally. Bernard Shaw The Ascent of the Superman, Yale University Press (New Haven), 1996

This is an extended literary biography of Shaw, discussing his life as well as his works.

Weintraub, Stanley Shaw's People. Victoria to Churchill, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park), 1996

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