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Shaw's Republic

Sidney P. Albert

in Shaw, Plato, and Euripides

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780813037646
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043951 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813037646.003.0002
Shaw's Republic

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This essay traces striking parallels between Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara and Plato’s Republic as a way of revealing unexplored allusions and meanings in the modern play and illuminating how classical themes were modernized by Shaw.

Keywords: Bernard Shaw; Major Barbara; Plato; The Republic; Political power; Analogy of the cave; Myth of Er

Chapter.  17401 words. 

Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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