Shaw's "Candida": A Critical Introduction
Atlantic Publishers & Dist, Feb 1, 1999 - 120 pages
This Book Presents A Detailed Study As Well As A Critical Analysis On Candida And Its Different Aspects. Brief Discussions Are Also Included On Shaw As A Dramatist. The Book Is Addressed To The Students, Researchers And Scholars Of Shaw In General And Candida In Particular.
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Written as if the author saw Candida at her home doing her daily chores of peeling potatoes, dusting the study and taking care of her maturely immature husband Candida is a beautifully written piece and this introduction clearly gives you a true picture of the woman of the Victorian age, strong and mature woman of the age.
Mrs. Meena Sodhi, a well known professor at the prestigious Benares Hindu University is the author of this book. I have known her personally for 3 years while I was a student under her. No one has understood Candida better than Shaw and Mrs. Sodhi. I am full of praises for her for writing this beauty. Mrs. Sodhi's interpretation made me a feminist, and I am proud to admit that. Great book to read in an attempt to understand Candida!!
General Editors Preface Preface PARTI 1 The Shaw Phenomenon
Drama in the Later Victorian Period
Advent of Shaw
Influences on Shaw
Plot and Character
The Question of Conflict