George Bernard Shaw Books

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Androcles And The Lion

  [english | 1912]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [This play is a very witty critique you could say indictment of Christian belief using the old story of Androcles and the lion and setting it in the time of Roman persecution of the Christians. I find it extremely funny but Christians who have difficulty accepting questions about their belief may find it disturbing and offensive. It poses difficult questions for believers.]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 457

Annajanska The Bolshevik Empress

  [english | 1918]  

George Bernard Shaw


Excerpts: [... The modern variety theatre demands for its turns little plays called sketches, to last twenty minutes or so, and to enable some favorite performer ...... up their cloaks and caps. Schneidekind takes a little longer than Strammfest, who comes to the table. STRAMMFEST. Schneidekind. SCHNEIDEKIND. Yes, ...... the table with a groan.]. SCHNEIDEKIND. Tired out, Sir. STRAMMFEST. O ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 35

Arms And The Man

  [english | 1898]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life a book by Howard Sounes published in 1998 by Grove Press is a biography of American writer Charles Bukowski. Although he did not know Bukowski personally--he never met him in fact--Sounes wished to find the characters Bukowski wrote about in his poems and novels. Sounes doesnt shy away from the fact that Bukowski had written some terrible things in his life. The ...]
Genres: [drama | audiobookDownloads: 287

Augustus Does His Bit

  [english | 1917]  

George Bernard Shaw


Excerpts: [... Augustus Does His Bit. Author: George Bernard Shaw. The Etext of Augustus Does His Bit, by Bernard Shaw ********* acdbh10.txt or acdbh10. txt. This ...... CLERK. Over age. Fifty-seven. AUGUSTUS. But you can still do your bit. Many an older man is in the G.R.'s, or volunteering for home defence. THE ...... Is there nobody else to take my instructions. THE CLERK. It's me or nobody. ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 61

Caesar And Cleopatra

  [english | 1898]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [1 The Playhouse (Three men on a horse Nov. 25 1935) -- 2 Harvest i.e. Regain (film American premiere 1937?) -- 3 The Town Hall (pianist Alton Jones Jan. 28 1938) (2 copies) -- 4 Carnegie Hall (violinist Nathan Milstein Jan. 29 1938) -- 5 John Golden Theatre (Shadow and substance Sept. 5 1938) -- 6 The Town Hall (violinist Efrem Zimbalist Dec. 17 1938) -- 7 Mart]
Genres: [fiction | dramaDownloads: 288

Candida

  [english | 1898]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [1 The Playhouse (Three men on a horse Nov. 25 1935) -- 2 Harvest i.e. Regain (film American premiere 1937?) -- 3 The Town Hall (pianist Alton Jones Jan. 28 1938) (2 copies) -- 4 Carnegie Hall (violinist Nathan Milstein Jan. 29 1938) -- 5 John Golden Theatre (Shadow and substance Sept. 5 1938) -- 6 The Town Hall (violinist Efrem Zimbalist Dec. 17 1938) -- 7 Mart]
Genres: [drama | womens studiesDownloads: 399

Captain Brassbound Conversion

  [english | 1900]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Captain Brassbound S Conversion by George Bernard Shaw. BRASSBOUND. Nervous sir no. Nervousness is not in my line. You will find me perfectly capable of saying what I want to say--with considerable emphasis if necessary. Sir Howard assents with a polite but incredulous nod.]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 251

Cashel Byron Profession

  [english | 1882]  

George Bernard Shaw


Excerpts: [... the necessity for greater-much greater-application to his studies a word to him on the subject of rough habits and to sound him as to his choice ...... income equal to the year's earnings of five hundred workmen, and under no external compulsion to do anything in return for it. In addition to the ...... me remind you also, since you are so rich, that it would he a great folly for ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 161

Dark Lady Of The Sonnets

  [english | 1910]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism his main talent was for drama and he wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his writings deal sternly with prevailing social ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 139

Der Mann Des Schicksals

  [german | ]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism his main talent was for drama and he wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his writings deal sternly with prevailing social ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 126

Fanny First Play

  [english | 1911]  

George Bernard Shaw


Excerpts: [... critics and playgoers who are so obsessed by my strained legendary reputation that they approach my plays in a condition which is really one of derangement, ...... It is my good fortune to have a beautiful and lovable daughter and that girl, sir, has never seen an ugly sight or heard an ugly sound that I could ...... for a sound opinion. He may feel shabbily treated. SAVOYARD. Well,...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 41

Getting Married

  [english | 1908]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Family Guy: It Takes a Village Idiot and I Married One is an American humor book about Family Guy written by executive story editor Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and writer/voice actress Alex Borstein. The book was first published on 8 May 2007. The book is a biographical monologue by Lois Griffin discussing her memories of growing up and to her attempted run for mayor in the town of Quahog. Though ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 166

Great Catherine whom Glory Still Adores

  [english | 1913]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Great Catherine Whom Glory Still Adores by George Bernard Shaw. George Bernard Shaw 26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950 was an Irish playwright. Although Shaw s first profitable writing was music and literary criticism his talent was for drama and he wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his writings deal sternly with prevailing social problems but have a vein of comedy to make their stark themes more ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 39

Heartbreak House

  [english | 1919]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw. Heartbreak House is a book written by George Bernard Shaw. It is widely considered to be one of the top 100 greatest books of all time. This great novel will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many Heartbreak House is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic ...]
Genres: [drama | satire | warDownloads: 220

Helden

  [german | 1898]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Mythology: Greek Gods Heroes Monsters is a 2007 childrens book created and published by the Templar Company plc in the UK and published by the Candlewick Press in America. It is the fifth book in the Ologies series. This book is written by Dugald Steer under the pen name Lady Hestia Evans and designed by Nghiem Ta. This book is filled with letters pictures of Greek monuments and stories to go ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 1

How He Lied To Her Husband

  [english | 1904]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism his main talent was for drama and he wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his writings deal sternly with prevailing social ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 310

John Bull Other Island

  [english | 1904]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Shaw]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 278

Man And Superman

  [english | 1903]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [1 The Playhouse (Three men on a horse Nov. 25 1935) -- 2 Harvest i.e. Regain (film American premiere 1937?) -- 3 The Town Hall (pianist Alton Jones Jan. 28 1938) (2 copies) -- 4 Carnegie Hall (violinist Nathan Milstein Jan. 29 1938) -- 5 John Golden Theatre (Shadow and substance Sept. 5 1938) -- 6 The Town Hall (violinist Efrem Zimbalist Dec. 17 1938) -- 7 Mart]
Genres: [essays | philosophy | computersDownloads: 465

Man Kann Nie Wissen

  [german | ]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Man Kann Nie Wissen German Edition by George Bernard Shaw. Man Kann Nie Wissen Komoedie in vier Akten George Bernard Shaw Uebersetzung von Siegfried Trabisch Die erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser Komoedie fuehrte den Titel Der verlorene Vater .--Die Hauptperson heisst im Original nicht Fergu McNaughtan sondern Fergus Crampton. Shaw der Hauptmann sehr verehrt wollte die festumrissene Vorstellung die ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 377

Maxims For Revolutionists

  [english | 1903]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism his main talent was for drama and he wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his writings deal sternly with prevailing social ...]
Genres: [reference | essaysDownloads: 368
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