The Portable Bernard Shaw

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Viking Press, 1977 - Fiction - 698 pages
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User Review  - wfzimmerman - LibraryThing

Gift from Cheryl, April 1990, inscribed as follows: "To the wonderful man I married with all my love and all my life forever. Your loving wife, always, Cheryl. This book is in remembrance of our beautiful honeymoon!" Read full review

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User Review  - Benjamin - Goodreads

This is not a Shaw omnibus; most of Shaw's plays, with the exceptions of Pygmalion, the Devil's Disciple, and Heartbreak House, are not in this volume. Instead, there is a sampling of Shaw's musical ... Read full review

Contents

EDITORS INTRODUCTION
1
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
25
Solemnity and Triviality
39
Copyright

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Renowned literary genius George Bernard Shaw was born on July 26, 1856 in Dublin, Ireland. He later moved to London and educated himself at the British Museum while several of his novels were published in small socialist magazines. Shaw later became a music critic for the Star and for the World. He was a drama critic for the Saturday Review and later began to have some of his early plays produced. Shaw wrote the plays Man and Superman, Major Barbara, and Pygmalion, which was later adapted as My Fair Lady in both the musical and film form. He also transformed his works into screenplays for Saint Joan, How He Lied to Her Husband, Arms and the Man, Pygmalion, and Major Barbara. Shaw won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. George Bernard Shaw died on November 2, 1950 at Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England.

Stanley Weintraub is Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Arts & Humanities at Pennsylvania State University. He has written acclaimed works of military history on World Wars I & II. He lives in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania.

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