Witty masterpiece combines high comedy with social commentary in deflating romantic misconceptions of love and warfare. First produced on the London stage in 1894, Arms and the Man is one of the most acted and studied of Shaw's plays. It is reprinted here from an authoritative early edition, c... read more
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Witty masterpiece combines high comedy with social commentary in deflating romantic misconceptions of love and warfare. First produced on the London stage in 1894, Arms and the Man is one of the most acted and studied of Shaw's plays. It is reprinted here from an authoritative early edition, complete with Shaw's preface to Volume II of Plays: Pleasant and Unpleasant.
Reprint of the play as published in Plays: Pleasant and Unpleasant, Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., London, second 1908 edition.
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