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Mrs. Warren's Profession | Study Guide

George Bernard Shaw

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Overview

Author

George Bernard Shaw

Year Published

1898

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy, Drama

About the Title

The character Mrs. Warren is a former prostitute who now runs an organized multinational prostitution ring. Although the title implies her profession is important, it doesn't disclose what it is. This vagueness reflects the secrecy and shame surrounding prostitution in late 19th-century England.

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