George Bernard Shaw: 30 plays in a single file [NOOK Book]

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This file includes the full text of: The Admirable Bashville, Androcles and the Lion, Anajanska, Arms and the Man, Augustus Does His Bit, Back to Methuselah, Caesar and Cleopatra, Candida, Captain Brassbound's Conversion, The Dark Lady of the Sonnets, The Devil's Disciple, The Doctor's Dilemma, Fanny's First Play, Getting Married, Great Catherine, Hearbreak House, How He Lied to Her Husband, The Inca of Perusalem, John Bull's Other Island, MajorBarbara, Man and Superman, The Man of Destiny, Misalliance, Mrs. ...
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George Bernard Shaw: 30 plays in a single file

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Overview

This file includes the full text of: The Admirable Bashville, Androcles and the Lion, Anajanska, Arms and the Man, Augustus Does His Bit, Back to Methuselah, Caesar and Cleopatra, Candida, Captain Brassbound's Conversion, The Dark Lady of the Sonnets, The Devil's Disciple, The Doctor's Dilemma, Fanny's First Play, Getting Married, Great Catherine, Hearbreak House, How He Lied to Her Husband, The Inca of Perusalem, John Bull's Other Island, MajorBarbara, Man and Superman, The Man of Destiny, Misalliance, Mrs. Warren's Profession, Overruled, The Philanderer, Press Cuttings, Pygmalion, The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet, and You Never Can Tell. According to Wikipedia: "George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was for drama, and he wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his writings deal sternly with prevailing social problems, but have a vein of comedy to make their stark themes more palatable. Shaw examined education, marriage, religion, government, health care, and class privilege. He was most angered by what he perceived as the exploitation of the working class, and most of his writings censure that abuse. An ardent socialist, Shaw wrote many brochures and speeches for the Fabian Society. He became an accomplished orator in the furtherance of its causes, which included gaining equal rights for men and women, alleviating abuses of the working class, rescinding private ownership of productive land, and promoting healthy lifestyles... He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize for Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (adaption of his play of the same name), respectively."
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  • ISBN-13: 9781455403639
  • Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 668,088
  • File size: 6 MB

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