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Bernard Shaw's Preface to Major Barbara By George Bernard Shaw
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On the Prospects of Christianity Bernard Shaw's Preface to Androcles and the Lion By Bernard Shaw
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July... More > 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw< Less
The Works of George Bernard Shaw (36 Books) By George Bernard Shaw
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This collection has the following books: Drama: The Philanderer, Mrs Warren's Profession, Arms and the Man, Candida, The Man of Destiny, You Never Can Tell, The Devil's Disciple, Caesar and... More > Cleopatra, Captain Brassbound's Conversion, Man and Superman: A Comedy and a Philosophy, John Bull's Other Island, How He Lied to Her Husband, Major Barbara, The Doctor's Dilemma, Getting Married, The Glimpse of Reality, Press Cuttings, The Shewing Up of Blanco Posnet, Dark Lady of the Sonnets, Overruled, Androcles and the Lion, Pygmalion, The Great Catherine, The Inca of Perusalem: An Almost Historical Comedietta, O'Flaherty V.C., Augustus Does His Bit, Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress, Heartbreak House: A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes, Back to Methuselah, Saint Joan Novels: The Irrational Knot: Being the Second Novel of His Nonage, Cashel Byron's Profession, An Unsocial Socialist Essays: The Perfect Wagnerite, Commentary on the Ring, 2nd Edition, Treatise on Parents and Children< Less
Bernard Shaw: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 218 quotes from George Bernard Shaw and 72 facts about George Bernard Shaw. Between 1879 and 1883 George Bernard Shaw earned only £6 from his writings. His wife... More > Charlotte resolved to have no children and abstained from sex completely throughout the marriage. At the age of 16, George Bernard Shaw lived through the break-up of his parent’s marriage, as his mother left to live with her singing coach. Shaw stayed with his father. Shaw actually hated the George in his name, and used just Bernard Shaw. George Bernard Shaw was a vegetarian. “Lack of money is the root of all evil.” “Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.” “There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.” “The English are not a very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity.” “A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.” “A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.”< Less
George Bernard Shaw By Dr. Azher Suleiman
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George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) is acclaimed as the most significant British dramatist of the modern era. Though he is best known as a playwright, Shaw was also a respected critic, journalist,... More > novelist, and essayist. A famous social reformer, Shaw wrote plays which dramatized social commentaries, and in 1925 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his achievements. Today, his works are studied in literature classes worldwide and are considered classics of modern drama. Perhaps Nehru of India most nearly succeeded when he said, “Shaw was not only of the greatest figures of the age but one who influenced the thought of vast number of human beings during two generations.”< Less
George Bernard Shaw By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose... More > influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. By the mid-1880s he had become a respected theatre and music critic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Mrs. Warren's Profession (Illustrated) By Bernard Shaw
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George Bernard Shaw, (1856-1950) was an Irish playwright. He is the only person to have been awarded both the Nobel Prize for Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938).
Treatise on Parents and Children (Illustrated) By Bernard Shaw
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George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was a worldrenowned Irish author. Born in Dublin, he moved to London when he turned twenty. Having rejected formal schooling, he educated himself by independent study... More > in the reading room of the British Museum; he also began his career there by writing novels for which he could not find a publisher. His first success was as a music and literary critic, but he was drawn to drama and authored more than sixty plays during his career. Typically his work is leavened by a delightful vein of comedy, but nearly all of it bears earnest messages Shaw hoped his audiences would embrace. He remains the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize (1925) for his contribution to literature and an Oscar (1938) for Pygmalion. Among his most famous works are: Candida (1894), Arms and the Man (1894) and Man and Superman (1902-03).< Less
Caesar and Cleopatra (Illustrated) By Bernard Shaw
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Set in Egypt, Caesar and Cleopatra, is a drama in which the 50-year-old Roman general meets the childish young Queen and exerts a fatherly influence on her.
The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors By Bernard Shaw
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July... More > 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw< Less