Mrs. Warren's Profession
Middle-aged Mrs. Warren is a madam, proprietress of a string of successful brothels. Her daughter, Vivie, is a modern young woman, but not so modern that she's not shocked to discover the source of her mother's wealth. The clash of these two strong-willed but culturally constrained Victorian women is the spark that ignites the ironic wit of one of George Bernard Shaw's greatest plays, a withering critique of male domination, sexual hypocrisy, and societal convention. Initially banned after its 1893 publication with its startling frankness, Mrs. Warren's Profession remains a powerful work of progressive theater. Irish playwright GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (1856-1950) won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925 and an Academy Award for Adapted Screenplay in 1938, the only person to achieve both honors. Among his many renowned plays are Arms and the Man (1894), Candida (1894), Man and Superman (1903), Major Barbara (1905), and Pygmalion (1913).
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Review: Mrs. Warren's ProfessionUser Review - Deepa - Goodreads
Typical Shaw! Amazing in its incisive insight into the bourgeoisie's hypocritical pretensions to moral goodness. Vivie Warren is a university educated young woman. She is unaware of the fact that her ... Read full review
Review: Mrs. Warren's ProfessionUser Review - Deepti - Goodreads
My first play of Bernard Shaw and I picked it up as it was supposed to be ahead of its time (which it is) and thus was banned. It has two strong women protagonists, both very vivid characters and is ... Read full review
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Oh, sure, there are superficial differences between the parent and child in George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession. In the flawed but worthy ...
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The play Mrs Warren's Profession, as the drama critic Clive Barnes remarked ... In New York in October 1905, when Mrs Warren's Profession achieved a single ...
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This scene, and the play, were so shocking that "Mrs. Warren's Profession" was forbidden by the King's censor. When a private performance was finally ...
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