O'Flaherty V.C

O'Flaherty V.C

by George Bernard Shaw

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Overview

O'Flaherty V.C., A Recruiting Pamphlet (1915) is a comic one-act play written during World War I by George Bernard Shaw. The plot is about an Irish soldier in the British army returning home after winning the Victoria Cross. The play was written at a time when the British government was attempting to promote recruitment in Ireland, while many Irish republicans expressed opposition to a war to defend the British Empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781718983175
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/11/2018
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.05(d)

About the Author

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 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.

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