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Heartbreak House
     

Heartbreak House

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by George Bernard Shaw, Bernard Shaw
 

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One of the distinguished comic dramatist's more somber plays, this entertaining allegory examines apathy, confusion, and lack of purpose as causes of major global problems, with larger-than-life characters representing the evils of the modern world. Written in 1913 and first produced in 1923, the work is a prime example of Shaw's unconventional and provocative

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One of the distinguished comic dramatist's more somber plays, this entertaining allegory examines apathy, confusion, and lack of purpose as causes of major global problems, with larger-than-life characters representing the evils of the modern world. Written in 1913 and first produced in 1923, the work is a prime example of Shaw's unconventional and provocative style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486292915
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/29/2012
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.19(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Dublin-born George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was an active Socialist and a brilliant platform speaker. He was strongly critical of London theatre and closely associated with the intellectual revival of British drama. Dan H. Laurence has edited Shaw's Collected Letters and Collected Plays with their Prefaces. He was Literary Advisor to the Shaw Estate until his retirement in 1990. David Hare is an internationally-renowned playwright. Works include Plenty, The Judas Kiss, and The Blue Room.

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Heartbreak House 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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