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Shaw: an autobiography; selected from his writings by Stanley Weintraub

By: Shaw, Bernard
Contributor(s): Weintraub, Stanley, 1929- [comp]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, Reinhardt, 1970-Edition: 1st edDescription: v. 16 plates, illus., facsims., ports. 25 cmISBN: 037001328XSubject(s): Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 | Autobiography -- writingsDDC classification: 823 LOC classification: PR5366 | .A5 1970
Incomplete contents:
[1] 1856-1898
Summary: George Bernard Shaw (/ˈdʒɔːrdʒ ˈbɜːrˌnərd ʃɔː/;[1] 26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist who held both Irish and British citizenship. His 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
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Includes bibliographical references

[1] 1856-1898

George Bernard Shaw (/ˈdʒɔːrdʒ ˈbɜːrˌnərd ʃɔː/;[1] 26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist who held both Irish and British citizenship. His 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

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