Candida

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Digireads.com, Jan 1, 2004 - Drama
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"Candida" is the story of its title character, a woman who is married to the Reverend Morell. Candida is a woman of many talents and her husband has his wife to thank for much of his success. When a young man by the name of Marchbanks professes his love for Candida, Morell must reexamine his relationship with his wife and ultimately discovers a side to her that he never knew existed. "Candida" is a play written during a time of great empowerment of women and Shaw brilliantly offers up Candida as an example of a strong and intelligent woman.

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December of Drama 2015, day 22 "I might as well take a minute or two To put you onto some game You want a boy like him, a man like me, And that's just not the same." --Bonafied Lovin, by Chromeo Did I ... Read full review

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A play that exposes Shaw's ideas about women and about how he viewed life in general. Shaw on women: 1. Women belong to themselves, not to their men, which is a cool early feminist idea. 2. Women in ... Read full review

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JULES VERNE (1828 1905) was the first author to popularize the literary genre that has become known as science fiction. FREDERICK PAUL WALTER is the translator of eight novels by Verne. Past vice-president of the North American Jules Verne Society and a former NPR scriptwriter and reference librarian, he lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ARTHUR B. EVANS is a professor of French at DePauw University and winner of the 2014 Cyrano prize for his scholarly contributions to the field of French science fiction. He has published numerous books and articles on Jules Verne and other early writers of French science fiction, serves as the managing editor of Science Fiction Studies, and is the general editor of Wesleyan s Early Classics of Science Fiction series.

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