George Bernard Shaw
Although George Bernard Shaw is today best remembered for his work as a playwright, he also penned numerous novels over the course of his creative career. Cashel Byron's Profession explores class issues in a story that follows the blooming love affair between a prizefighter and his upper-class inamorata.
Renaissance man George Bernard Shaw dabbled in economics, criticism and activism, but was best known for his large body of dramatic work, including his 1903 masterpiece Man and Superman. Dedicated to developing fully fleshed-out characters, Shaw wrote The Revolutionist's Handbook and Pocket Companion in the guise of the protagonist of Man and Superman, John Tanner. The booklet lays out the character's philosophy and political...
Eight of George Bernard Shaw's most memorable plays in one splendid collection: Arms and the Man; Candida; The Devil's Disciple; The Doctor's Dilemma; Major Barbara; Misalliance; Mrs. Warren's Profession; Pygmalion. Eight full-cast performances featuring: Kate Burton, Roger Rees, Shirley Knight, Anne Heche, Eric Stoltz, Martin Jarvis, Paxton Whitehead, Richard Dreyfuss, Bruce Davison and many more.
13) Saint Joan
15) Arms and the man
16) Heartbreak house
An Unsocial Socialist begins in an unruly girl's school, comically portraying their tricks and pranks. The narrative then moves to a seemingly ill-bred laborer, who is in fact a wealthy gentleman in disguise. He wishes, in part, to avoid his overly-affectionate wife, but also to preach socialism, of which he is a staunch convert. The story is then largely subsumed in a discussion of socialism and briefly concludes with the suitable marriages...