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Fanny's First Play
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Digireads.Com
Publication date January 30, 2011
Pages 70
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781420941227
ISBN-10 1420941224
Original list price $6.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) is revered as one of the great British dramatists, credited not only with memorable works, but the revival of the then-suffering English theatre. Shaw was born in Dublin, Ireland, left mostly to his own devices after his mother ran off to London to pursue a musical career. He educated himself for the most part, and eventually worked for a real estate agent. This experience founded in him a concern for social injustices, seeing poverty and general unfairness afoot, and would go on to address this in many of his works. In 1876, Shaw joined his mother in London where he would finally attain literary success. Written in 1911, Fanny's First Play was at first written anonymously, then later accredited to George Bernard Shaw. This work is a play within a play, with the main intention of satirizing theatre critics.

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