Shaw s Sense of History

Written By J. L. Wisenthal
Shaw s Sense of History
  • Publsiher : Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press
  • Release : 21 September 1988
  • ISBN : 0987654321
  • Pages : 186 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Shaw s Sense of History

Shaw s Sense of History
  • Author : J. L. Wisenthal
  • Publisher : Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Total pages : 186
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Shaw's thinking about history was fundamental to his work as a dramatist; historical issues deeply engaged his plays, whether set in the past or the present. This is the first book to explore this preoccupation with historical themes, demonstrating how Shaw's interest in the historical process achieved dramatic expression, and ...

Shaw and History

Shaw and History
  • Author : Gale K. Larson
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This special issue of Shaw offers ten articles that focus on the theme of "Shaw and History." That focus illuminates Shaw's concept of history as art and its uses for dramatic purposes. It is a focus that is broadly applied to the historical perspective. Views range from Shaw's uses of ...

Major History Plays of Shaw

Major History Plays of Shaw
  • Author : Dipankar Chakrabarti
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 130
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : G.B. Shaw Is A Literary Mohican Who Bestrode Modern Thought Like A Colossus, But He Was Not A Historian In A Popular Sense. He Wrote Many Plays On Historical Themes, And The Success Of His Historical Plays Shows What He Could Have Achieved If He Had Devoted Himself To ...

Twentieth century English History Plays

Twentieth century English History Plays
  • Author : Niloufer Harben
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : The book offers the clearest definition yet of the history play, its scope and its limits. Historical drama is an extremely popular genre among 20th-century English playwrights. Yet the sheer size and complexity of the subject has, until now, prevented critics from attempting a clear definition. Dr. Harben provides a ...

The Shavian Web Three Aspects of Saint Joan

The Shavian Web  Three Aspects of  Saint Joan
  • Author : Barbora Sramkova
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2005-02-18
  • Total pages : 16
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Seminar paper from the year 1995 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,3, Technical University of Berlin (Institu für Englische und Amerikanische Literaturwisenschaft), course: George Bernard Shaw, 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This paper concentrates on Shaw's understanding of history as it is manifest ...

Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw
  • Author : Stanley Weintraub
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 1988-06-01
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This is the first comprehensive annotated bibliography of works by and about Bernard Shaw. No book has appeared before that has surveyed all of the research and writing that the life and work of Bernard Shaw have evoked. The greatest dramaturgist in English after Shakespeare, Shaw was one of the ...

MYRIAD MINDED SHAW PERSPECTIVES ON SHAVIAN DRAMA

MYRIAD MINDED SHAW   PERSPECTIVES ON SHAVIAN DRAMA
  • Author : SENGUPTA, GAUTAM
  • Publisher : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2016-04
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Sir George Bernard Shaw’s contribution to the Western theatre is unparallel, and hence, is imitated, remembered and read by literature lovers even today. Over the course of his life he wrote more than 60 plays, and nearly all his plays address prevailing social problems, but each also includes a vein ...

Unpublished Shaw

Unpublished Shaw
  • Author : Bernard Shaw,Dan H. Laurence
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : SHAW 16 contains twenty-nine unpublished pieces by Shaw written between 1877 and 1950. The most significant is a ten-page draft synopsis of Man and Superman (the original manuscript draft of the play has been lost) in a contemplated five-act version, providing scholars with a hitherto unavailable ur-text. Equally important for the biographical and ...

George Bernard Shaw in Context

George Bernard Shaw in Context
  • Author : Brad Kent
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-14
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : When George Bernard Shaw died in 1950, the world lost one of its most well-known authors, a revolutionary who was as renowned for his personality as he was for his humour, humanity, and rebellious thinking. He remains a compelling figure who deserves attention not only for how influential he was in ...

Shaw and Science Fiction

Shaw and Science Fiction
  • Author : Milton T. Wolf
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Shaw's speculations about human destiny align him with many other writers of the time, and later, who forged a new genre of literature that ultimately took the name in 1928 of "science fiction." Ray Bradbury affirms Greg Bear's statement about the little-known, but significant, relationship that Bernard Shaw has with science ...

A Study Guide for George Bernard Shaw s Saint Joan

A Study Guide for George Bernard Shaw s  Saint Joan
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 20
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : A Study Guide for George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your ...

Shaw and Other Playwrights

Shaw and Other Playwrights
  • Author : John Anthony Bertolini
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : The early conclusion that Shaw was mainly a magpie following the trails of many thinkers has led to the further consequence of neglecting Shaw's relationship to other playwrights. This volume of SHAW explores Shaw's plays as inheritances and inspirations of dramatic art and also locates Shaw himself as a presence ...

Shaw

Shaw
  • Author : Gale K. Larson,MaryAnn Krajnik Crawford
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Shaw, now in its twenty-second year, publishes general articles on Shaw and his milieu, reviews, notes, and the authoritative Continuing Checklist of Shaviana, the bibliography of Shaw studies....

Fictions of Power in English Literature

Fictions of Power in English Literature
  • Author : Lee Horsley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-07-01
  • Total pages : 310
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : As a result of its imperial role, Britain was closely involved with such romantic and disruptive myths of power such as the imperial adventure hero and the self-deified charismatic leader. Lee Horsley explores fictional representations of political power during this period, surveying a wide range of texts from the adventure ...

A Play Analysis

A Play Analysis
  • Author : R. J. Cardullo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-28
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : "Play Analysis: A Casebook on Modern Western Drama is a combined play-analysis textbook and course companion that contains twelve essays on major dramas from the modern European and American theaters: among them, Ghosts, The Ghost Sonata, The Doctor’s Dilemma, A Man’s a Man, The Homecoming, The Hairy Ape, ...