">Name: Harley Granville Barker, British playwrite, Waste
Artist: Harley Granville Barker|
Confronting Bodies: British Examiner of Plays and members of the Parliament.
Date of Action: 1907-1936
Specific Location: England
Description of Artwork: Barker's play, "Waste," is about an English bureaucrat who designs a bill to disestablish the Church of England. The main character has an affair with a married woman, impregnates her and alludes to her death by not helping her procure an abortion. The main character is eventually fired and commits suicide.
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