Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw
Book DescriptionWith Saint Joan, Shaw reached the height of his fame as a dramatist. Fascinated by the story of Joan of Arc (canonized in 1920), but unhappy with the whitewash which disfigures her beyond recognition, he presents a realistic Joan: proud, intolerant, naive, foolhardy, always bravea rebel who challenged the conventions and values of her day.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812419214
(193mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-May-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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