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The Cambridge companion to George Bernard Shaw

Author: Christopher Innes
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume covers all aspects of Shaw's drama, focusing both on the political and theatrical context, while the illustrations showcase productions from the Shaw Festival in Canada.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cambridge companion to George Bernard Shaw.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97042229
Named Person: Bernard Shaw; Bernard Shaw
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Innes
ISBN: 0511999534 9780511999536
OCLC Number: 123911246
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 343 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles, music
Contents: Shaw's life: a feminist in spite of himself / Sally Peters --
Imprinting the stage: Shaw and the publishing trade, 1883-1903 / Katherine E. Kelly --
New theatres for old / Charles A. Berst --
New women, new plays, and Shaw in the 1890s / Kerry Powell --
Shaw's early plays / Frederick J. Marker --
Shavian comedy and the shadow of Wilde / David J. Gordon --
Structure and philosophy in Man and Superman and Major Barbara / Fredric Berg --
"Nothing but talk, talk, talk --
Shaw talk": discussion plays and the making of modern drama / Christopher Innes --
Roads to Heartbreak House / Ronald Bryden --
Reinventing the history play: Caesar and Cleopatra, Saint Joan, "In Good King Charles's Golden Days" / Matthew H. Wikander --
Shaw's interstices of empire: decolonizing at home and abroad / Tracy C. Davis --
Later Shaw / T.F. Evans --
Shaw and the court theatre / Jan McDonald --
"Please remember, this is Italian opera": Shaw's plays as music-drama / J.L. Wisenthal --
Shaw and the popular context / Robert G. Everding.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Innes.

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The Cambridge Companion to George Bernard Shaw is an indispensable guide to one of the most influential and important dramatists of the theatre. The volume offers a broad-ranging study of Shaw with  Read more...

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