George Bernard Shaw Resources

George Bernard Shaw Resources

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was a prolific writer who worked as an art, music, and theater critic. He found his calling writing popular plays, including Pygmalion and Saint Joan. In addition, he actively participated in politics as a socialist. Shaw was a great friend of G. K. Chesterton, despite widely differing worldviews.

You may enjoy learning more about Shaw by exploring the materials listed below.

George Bernard Shaw, 1934, Davart Company

George Bernard Shaw,
1934, Davart Company

“How to Write a Popular Play” by George Bernard Shaw

“Shaw and the Don: George Bernard Shaw’s Reception of Mozart’s Don Giovanni

The Humor of G.B. Shaw and G.K. Chesterton

Bernard Shaw: A Brief Biography by Cary Mazer

George Bernard Shaw Biography by Archibald Henderson

Shaw’s contemporaries included T.S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf, among many others.

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When will you read George Bernard Shaw’s writing in Excellence in Literature?

E1.5 Focus text: Pygmalion

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