Major Barbara | Study Guide

George Bernard Shaw

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Overview

Author

George Bernard Shaw

First Performed

1905

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy, Satire

About the Title

Major Barbara refers to the position of the title character, Barbara, an officer in the Salvation Army. It also refers to her father's business, which she will come to inherit, of the manufacture and sales of munitions to militaries around the world.

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