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The politics and plays of Bernard Shaw / by Judith Evans.

Author/Creator:
Evans, Judith, 1916-
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 215 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Political and social views.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Political plays, English -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Shaw joins the London intelligentsia
Shaw joins the Fabian Society
Fabian essays in socialism : Shaw as editor and essayist
The Fabian tracts : Shaw as tract writer and editor
Shaw and the theatre
A new theory of drama and a new philosophy : Major critical essays and the preface to Three plays by Brieux
Plays unpleasant
Plays pleasant
Plays about empire : Three plays for Puritans and The admirable Bashville
Creative evolution comes to the theatre : Man and superman
a comedy and a philosophy
Aspects of twentieth-century society presented in the drama
The playwright with the Fabian touch : Fanny's first play
The drama in brief
A time of definition
The politics of war and of peace
A new arena : What I really wrote about the war
Two plays written before the First World War : Androcles and the lion and Pygmalion
Playlets about marriage and sexual deviance
Playlets written during the war
Heartbreak house : a fantasia in the Russian manner on English themes
Back to Methuselah : a metabiological pentateuch
A widening of vision
The years of acclaim
"The most important book since the Bible" : The intelligent woman's guide to socialism and capitalism
"The League of Nations" : Shaw visits Geneva
Shaw's last Fabian tract
A new politicization of the drama and a new theatrical venue
Saint Joan : a chronicle play in six scenes and an epilogue
Two political extravaganzas : The apple cart and Too true to be good
Two more plays in partnership : On the rocks and The simpleton of the unexpected isles
Life outside politics : Village wooing and The millionairess
A minor playlet : The six of calais ; and two major plays : Geneva, and "In good King Charles's golden days"
A critical question remains unanswered
The world's mentor
Everybody's political what's what? : a political finale
The last years of a playwright
Two post-atomic plays : Buoyant billions and Farfetched fables
Shakes versus Shav : a puppet play and a conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-211) and index.
ISBN:
0786413239 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
50041299
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