This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every chapter and act. ************. Candida, a comedy by playwright G. Bernard Shaw, was first published in 1898, as part of his Plays Pleasant. The central characters are clergyman James Morell, his wife Candida and a youthful poet, Eugene Marchbanks, who tries to win Candida''s affections. The play questions Victorian notions of love and marriage, asking what a woman really desires from her husband. The cleric is a Fabian Socialist, allowing ShawOCohimself a FabianOCoto weave political issues, current at the time, into the story. Between 1904 and 1907 The Royal Court Theatre staged several of George Bernard Shaw plays, including Candida. OCo Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. .qThis is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography.
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