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Jitta's Atonement - Full Length Play, Comedy

Jitta's Atonement

Bernard Shaw

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Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 5f

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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Winner! George Bernard Shaw of the Nobel Prize in Literature

This very free adaptation of Siegfied Trebitsch's Frau Gitta's Suhne concerns a wife of a university professor who has had an affair with one of her husband's colleagues. When the colleague dies, he asks Jitta, the wife, to see that a book he has written be published - in her husband's name. At first, Jitta's husband is reluctant, but eventually he agrees to edit the book and have it published, as he knows his anger over his wife's infidelity cannot last forever.

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3m, 5f

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Bernard  Shaw

Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was born in Dublin, the son of a civil servant. His education was irregular, due to his dislike of any organized training. After working in an estate agent's office for a while he moved to London as a young man (1876), where he established himself as a leading music and theatre critic in the eighties and nineties and became a prominent member of the Fabian Society, for ... view full profile

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