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An extremely humorous play written by one of Ireland's most famous playwrites. George Bernard was born in Dublin in 1856. Before becoming a playwright he wrote music and literary criticism. Shaw used his writing to attack social problems such as education, marriage, religion, government, health care, and class privilege. Shaw was particularly conscious of the exploitation of the working class. Arms and the Man tells the story of an overmedicated pompous Judge named Fred Willard. This kangaroo court contains foreign affairs, love, and bigotry. The defendant has the key to peace between Israel and Palestine, but his plans will fail unless he can get court to adjourn.
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ISBN-10:  1605977314
ISBN-13:  978-1605977317
Author:  George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:  Book Jungle
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George Bernard Shaw, a genius who was able to understand the failings of society much better than most people, used his writings, including his plays, to point out social problems, in this three act play the ridiculous nature of war.     It is 1885. The Bulgarians are fighting against the Serbians. Men and women who are convinced they are educated and sophisticated, but who are actually close to being barbarians, people both nations. Both nations use mercenaries. A Swiss mercenary …
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