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Candida  (1898) 
by George Bernard Shaw
Candida is a comedy by George Bernard Shaw. It was first published in 1898, as part of his Plays Pleasant. The play questions Victorian notions of love and marriage, asking what a woman really desires from her husband. Its central characters are clergyman James Morell, hia wife Candida, and a youthful poet, Eugene Marchbanks, who tries to win Candida's affections. The cleric is a Fabian Socialist, allowing Shaw—himself a Fabian—to weave political issues, current at that time, into the story.
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