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Shaw, Bernard 1856-1950

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Saint Joan : a chronicle play in six scenes and an epilogue by Bernard Shaw( Book )
615 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 5,878 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the trial, career, and execution of Joan of Arc
Man and superman : [a comedy and a philosophy by Bernard Shaw( Book )
598 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 5,365 libraries worldwide
In Shaw's classic battle of the sexes, John Tanner flees when Ann Whitefield declares her intention to marry him
Pygmalion : a romance in five acts by Bernard Shaw( Book )
358 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 4,905 libraries worldwide
Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Shaw's hands, the phoneticist Henry Higgins is the Pygmalion figure who believes he can transform Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, into a duchess at ease in polite society. The one thing he overlooks is that his 'creation' has a mind of her own. This is the definitive text produced under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence, with an illuminating introduction by Nicholas Grene, discussing the language and politics of the play. Also included in this volume is Shaw's preface, as well as his 'sequel' written for the first publication in 1916, to rebut public demand for a more conventionally romantic ending
Androcles and the lion; an old fable renovated by Bernard Shaw( Book )
350 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,487 libraries worldwide
Based on the fable about a Greek tailor's conversion to Christianity, his befriending of a lion, and gladitorial experience in Nero's Coliseum
Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Book )
313 editions published between 1881 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,388 libraries worldwide
When a Salvation Army officer learns that her father, a wealthy armaments manufacturer, has donated lots of money to her organization, she resigns in disgust but eventually sees the truth of her father's reasoning that social iniquity derives from poverty; it is only through accumulating wealth and power that people can help each other
Back to Methuselah : a metabiological pentateuch by Bernard Shaw( Book )
276 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,208 libraries worldwide
A classic play in which right-thinking people evolve by determined effort into superhumans, eventually being able to look forward to the day when they may cast off the shackles of vulgar matter and become perfect beings of "pure energy."
Bernard Shaw's Arms and the man : a composite production book by Bernard Shaw( Book )
410 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,928 libraries worldwide
Arms and the man starts with gunfire on a dark street in a small provincial town. The romantic and willful Raina is about to begin her true-life adventure by sheltering the handsome fugitive Bluntschli, enemy of her equally handsome fiancé Sergius. The men may all be heroes - or fools, since this is Shaw's comic view of Balkan chivalry, but the women are definitely more than their match
The intelligent woman's guide to socialism and capitalism by Bernard Shaw( Book )
179 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,879 libraries worldwide
First published by Constable in 1928
Heartbreak house ; Great Catherine ; and playlets of the war by Bernard Shaw( Book )
252 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,842 libraries worldwide
"Into the eccentric household of Captain Shotover and his daughter Hesione comes Ellie Dunn, a young woman ready to marry for money rather than love. Hesione protests vigorously, but her rakish husband, Hector, snobbish sister, Ariadne, and the wealthy industrialist Boss Mangan have also joined the house-party and opinion becomes divided on the matter. Should financial concerns take priority over romantic ones, or should we hold on to our ideals, regardless of the consequences?"--Jacket
Caesar and Cleopatra : a history by Bernard Shaw( Book )
281 editions published between 1898 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,696 libraries worldwide
In Caesar and Cleopatra, George Bernard Shaw uses his legendary wit to turn ancient history on its head - and to challenge Shakespeare's view of his two famous protagonists. Political drama meets sparkling comedy as veteran strategist Julius Caesar becomes mentor to the enchanting teenage queen of Roman-occupied Egypt. From her first timid encounter with Caesar under a desert moon, Cleopatra grows in strength to become a determined player in the game of power politics - but has she really learned what Caesar wanted to teach her? In his inimitable style, Shaw turns this centuries-old story into a hilarious yet affecting critique of human nature that remains as pertinent today as when he wrote it - reminding readers once again why he is regarded as one of the English language's greatest playwrights
Three plays for Puritans by Bernard Shaw( Book )
273 editions published between 1898 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,594 libraries worldwide
"Disgusted and bored by the trend for titillation and sham on the London stage, Shaw wrote these plays both to educate and entertain his audiences. In The Devil's Disciple, a clergyman turned soldier and the Shavian ideal of a Puritan hero - 'like all genuinely religious men, a reprobate and an outcast' - willingly risks his life for a stranger. Caesar and Cleopatra, a brilliant satire on contemporary Britain, contains an utterly unexpected portrait of Julius Caesar ('part brute, part woman, and part god'). In Captain Brassbound's Conversion, it is Lady Cicely's cunning manipulation of the truth that ensures that fairness, rather than justice, prevails." "Three Plays for Puritans reveals Shaw's constant delight in turning received wisdom upside down and celebrates the triumph of the individual conscience over accepted morality."--Jacket
The perfect Wagnerite; a commentary on the Niblung's ring by Bernard Shaw( Book )
194 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,558 libraries worldwide
This pamphlet was written as a philosophical commentary on Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen. Shaw believed that most people could not understand the drama, and wanted to bring them the knowledge of the adepts who see in the operas the “whole tragedy of human history and the whole horror of the dilemmas from which the world is shrinking today
New Fabian essays by R. H. S Crossman( Book )
183 editions published between 1889 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,404 libraries worldwide
Plays unpleasant by Bernard Shaw( Book )
258 editions published between 1898 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,269 libraries worldwide
"With Plays Unpleasant, Shaw challenged his audiences' moral complacency. In Widowers' Houses, Harry Trench is engaged to brisk Blanche Sartorius. When he realizes that her father is a slum landlord, Harry questions whether he and Blanche have a future together. In The Philanderer, charismatic Leonard Charteris proposes marriage to Grace, while still involved with the beautiful Julia Craven. But Julia is not inclined to surrender him so easily. While in Mrs Warren's Profession, Vivie is forced to reconsider the direction of her own life when she discovers that it is her mother's immoral earnings which have paid for her genteel upbringing."--Jacket
Cashel Byron's profession by Bernard Shaw( Book )
249 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,225 libraries worldwide
"After poleaxing his mathematics master with a perfect right, Cashel Byron, the unloved son of a successful actress, runs away to Australia. He returns to England and becomes the most famous prizefighter of his age, only to be floored himself by the lovely and impossible Lydia Carew. Can Lydia, with her reputation for vast learning and exquisite culture, be wooed by the ruffian Cashel? Can Cashel successfully hide his illegal professional?"--B & N
The quintessence of Ibsenism; now completed to the death of Ibsen by Bernard Shaw( Book )
142 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,210 libraries worldwide
In this 1891 essay, Shaw champions the works of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, praising his social realism and his characters' struggles against a hypocritical society. Shaw then pushes farther, dividing humankind into three categories of which, he declares, Out of a thousand persons, there are 700 Philistines, 299 idealists, and only one lone realist."
Seven plays by Bernard Shaw( Book )
8 editions published between 1900 and 1967 in English and held by 2,200 libraries worldwide
These plays are included in this volume: Caesar and Cleopatra, Mrs. Warren's Profession; Arms and the Man; Candida; saint Joan; Man and Superman and the Devil's Disiple
Candida : a pleasant play by Bernard Shaw( Book )
293 editions published between 1894 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 2,030 libraries worldwide
"Candida centers on a romantic triangle and parodies courtly love and the domestic drama of Ibsen. It abounds with classical allusions, the fervor of a religious revival, and poetic inspiration and aspirations."--Publisher's description
An unsocial socialist by Bernard Shaw( Book )
181 editions published between 1887 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,714 libraries worldwide
Sidney Trefusis is a proselytizing socialist. Armed with irony and paradox, he is determined to overthrow a society riddled with class and sexual exploitation. Henrietta, his adoring wife, "loves" him: he must abandon her. Son of a millionaire, he gives up everything to pose as an "umble peasant". But when this unsocial socialist goes to work as a gardener in the vicinity of a girls' school he meets his match -- for Agatha Wylie is a new kind of woman, perfectly armed: and she doesn't love him. With the character of his clown-prophet Trefusis, George Bernard Shaw presented for the first time his view of what the relationship between the sexes should be
My fair lady by George Cukor( visu )
73 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
Arrogant, irascible, and misogynistic professor of phonetics Henry Higgins believes that the accent and tone of one's voice determines a person's prospects in society. He boasts to a new acquaintance, Colonel Hugh Pickering--also an expert in phonetics--that he could teach any woman to speak so "properly" that he could pass her off as a duchess at an embassy ball. He chooses as an example a sassy, young working-class London flower seller from the slums, Eliza Doolittle, who has a strong Cockney accent. Can Higgins turn Eliza into a duchess? And will Eliza care to remain a lady for long? When the humble flower girl blossoms into the toast of London's elite, her teacher may have a lesson or two to learn himself
 
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Bassetto, Corno di
Bassetto, Corno di 1856-1950
Birnārd Shū 1856-1950
Cā, Pern̲āṭ 1856-1950
Corc Bernard Şou
Corno di Bassetto.
Corno di Bassetto 1856-1950
Di Bassetto, Corno
Di Bassetto, Corno 1856-1950
DiBassetto, Corno 1856-1950
Džordžs Bernards Šovs
Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature 1856-1950
George Bernard Shaw dramaturg i prozaik irlandzki, noblista
George Bernard Shaw dramaturge et scénariste irlandais
George Bernard Shaw escritor irlandés, ganador del Premio Nobel de literatura en 1925 y del Óscar en 1938
George Bernard Shaw irisch-britischer Dramatiker, Politiker, Satiriker, Musikkritiker und Pazifist
George Bernard Shaw Irish playwright
George Bernard Shaw Irlandes a dramaturgo
George Bernard Shaw muziekcriticus uit Ierland (1856-1950)
George Bernard Shaw scrittore, drammaturgo e aforista irlandese
Georgius Bernardus Shavius
Hsiao, Pai-na
Hsiao, Po-na
Hsiao, Po-na 1856-1950
Pern̲ārṭuṣā 1856-1950
Pern̲āṭṣā 1856-1950
Ṣā, Jārj Pern̲ārṭu 1856-1950
Ṣā, Pern̲ārṭ 1856-1950
Šau, Bernard.
Šau, Ǧūrǧ Barnārd 1856-1950
Šaw, Geʾorge Bernard 1856-1950
Shāʾ, Jārj Birnārḍ 1856-1950
Shaw B. 1856-1950
Shaw , Bernard
Shaw, Bernard 1856-1950
Shaw , Bernard George
Shaw, Bernardo 1856-1950
Shaw, Bernd 1856-1950
Shaw, Bernhard
Shaw, Bernhard 1856-1950
Shaw, G. B.
Shaw, G. B 1856-1950
Shaw, G. B. (George Bernard), 1856-1950
Shaw, G. Bernard.
Shaw, G. Bernard 1856-1950
Shaw, G. Bernard (George Bernard), 1856-1950
Shaw, George B.
Shaw, George B. 1856-1950
Shaw, George Bernard
Shaw George Bernard 1856-1950
Shaw, George Bernhard 1856-1950
Shaw, Giorgio Bernardo 1856-1950
Shawa, G.B.
Shiyou, Baanādo 1856-1950
Shō, Bānādo 1856-1950
Sho, Xhorxh Bernard
Shou, Bernard
Shou, Bernard 1856-1950
Shou, Dzhordzh Bernard 1856-1950
Shou, Xhorxh Bernard
Shū, Birnārd 1856-1950
Šo, Bernard 1856-1950
Šo, G. Bernard
Šou, Bernar 1856-1950
Šou, Bernard.
Šou, Bernard 1856-1950
Šou, DžordžBernard 1856-1950
Sou, Mpernarnt 1856-1950
Šovs, Bernards 1856-1950
Šovs, Džordžs Bernards 1856-1950
Szou, Bernard.
Szou, Bernard 1856-1950
Xiao, Baina
Xiao, Baina 1856-1950
Xiao, Bona
Xiaobona 1856-1950
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Бернард Шоу
Джордж Бернард Шоу Британский писатель, романист, драматург, лауреат Нобелевской премии в области литературы, общественный деятель
Джордж Бърнард Шоу
Джордж Бэрнард Шоў
Шау Б. 1856-1950
Шо Б. 1856-1950
Шоу
Шоу Б. 1856-1950
Шоу, Бернард
Шоу, Бернард 1856-1950
Шоу Д. Б. 1856-1950
Шоу, Джордж Бернард 1856-1950
Џорџ Бернард Шо
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ג'ורג' ברנרד שו
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שאאו, בערנארד
שאו, בערנארד
שאו, בערנארד 1856־1950
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שאו, ברנארד 1950־1856
שאו, ברנרד
שאו, ג' ברנארד
שאו, ג׳ורג׳ ברנרד
שו, ג'ורג' ברנארד
שו, ג'ורג' ברנרד 1856-1950
برنارد شو
برنارد شو، 1856-1950
جارج برنارڈ شا
جورج برنارد شاو
جورج برنارد شو
جورج برنارد شو، 1856-1950
جۆرج بێرنارد شۆ
شو، برنارد، ١٨٥٦-١٩٥٠
شو، جورج برنارد، ١٨٥٦-١٩٥٠
जर्ज बर्नाड शा
जोर्ज बर्नार्ड शा
জর্জ বার্নার্ড শ'
ਜਾਰਜ ਬਰਨਾਰਡ ਸ਼ਾ
ஜார்ஜ் பெர்னாட் ஷா
జార్జి బెర్నార్డ్ షా
ಜಾರ್ಜ್ ಬರ್ನಾರ್ಡ್ ಷಾ
ജോർജ്ജ് ബർണാർഡ് ഷാ
ජෝර්ජ් බර්නාඩ් ෂෝ
จอร์จ เบอร์นาร์ด ชอว์
ဂျော့ရှ် ဘားနတ်ရှော
ჯორჯ ბერნარდ შოუ
소, 백납 1856-1950
쇼, 버나드 1856-1950
쇼, 조지 버나드 1856-1950
쇼오, 바아너드 1856-1950
쇼오, 버나드 1856-1950
쇼오, 버너드 1856-1950
쇼우, G. B. 1856-1950
쇼우, 조지, 버나드 1856-1950
쇼우, 쪼오지 뻐어나드 1856-1950
조지 버나드 쇼
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ショー, ジョージ・バーナード
ショー, バーナード
ショウ, バァナァド
ショウ, バァナード
ショウ, バナァド
ジョージ・バーナード・ショー
シヨオ, バーナード
蕭, 伯納
蕭伯納
萧伯纳 1856-1950
蕭伯納, G
蕭伯納, 喬治
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