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a| 0786413239 (softcover : alk. paper)
a| DLC c| DLC d| C#P d| PU
a| PR5368.P6 b| E93 2003
a| 822/.912 2| 21
a| Evans, Judith, d| 1916-
a| The politics and plays of Bernard Shaw / c| by Judith Evans.
a| Jefferson, N.C. : b| McFarland & Co., c| c2003.
a| ix, 215 p. : b| ill. ; c| 23 cm.
a| Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-211) and index.
a| 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 --
a| 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.
a| Shaw, Bernard, d| 1856-1950 x| Political and social views.
a| Politics and literature z| Great Britain x| History y| 19th century.
a| Politics and literature z| Great Britain x| History y| 20th century.
a| Political plays, English x| History and criticism.
a| 161030 b| 2003-02-26 c| 32 c| 30.4 g| 1 i| PromptCat
a| 92 b| PAU