Bernard Shaw and the Webbs

by Bernard Shaw

Publisher: University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo

Written in English
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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Correspondence.,
  • Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947 -- Correspondence.,
  • Webb, Beatrice Potter, 1858-1943 -- Correspondence.,
  • Dramatists, Irish -- 19th century -- Correspondence.,
  • Dramatists, Irish -- 20th century -- Correspondence.,
  • Socialists -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-293) and index.

Statementedited by Alex C. Michalos and Deborah C. Poff.
GenreCorrespondence.
SeriesSelected correspondence of Bernard Shaw
ContributionsWebb, Sidney, 1859-1947., Webb, Beatrice Potter, 1858-1943., Michalos, Alex C., Poff, Deborah C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5366 .A4648 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 311 p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3706971M
ISBN 10080204123X
LC Control Number2003277889
OCLC/WorldCa51227106

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Here Tyson collects seventy-three of the Bernard Shaw and the Webbs book remaining literary book reviews written by Shaw throughout his lifetime. Two-thirds of the reviews appear in book form for the first time, the originals residing in the archives of newspaper libraries, and only. Inthe Webbs co-founded the New Statesman, a political weekly edited by Clifford Sharp with contributions from many philosophers, economists and politicians of the day, including George Bernard Shaw and John Maynard Keynes.

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Shaw was the third child and only son in a family which he once described as “shabby but genteel.” His father, George Carr Shaw, was employed as a civil servant and later became a not too successful merchant. Shaw remembered especially his father’s “alcoholic antics”; the old man was a remorseful yet unregenerate drinker.

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George Bernard Shaw (26 July – 2 November ), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist.

He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman ().