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Product Description: So controversial was Black Girl when it first appeared in 1932 that it provoked public outcry with Shaw decried as a blasphemer. Today, it remains a surprisingly irreverent depiction of the universal search for God. Dissatisfied with the teachings of respectable white missionaries, an African girl embarks upon her own quest for God and Truth...read more
By John Farleigh (illustrator), Dan H. Laurence (editor), Bernard Shaw and Colm Toibin (foreword by)

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9781843914228 | Hesperus Pr, March 1, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: So controversial was Black Girl when it first appeared in 1932 that it provoked public outcry with Shaw decried as a blasphemer.

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Product Description: Candida centers on a romantic triangle and parodies courtly love and the domestic drama of Ibsen. It abounds with classical allusions, the fervor of a religious revival, and poetic inspiration and aspirations.
By Peter Gahan (introduced by) and Dan H. Laurence

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9780143039785 | Penguin Classics, June 27, 2006, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Candida centers on a romantic triangle and parodies courtly love and the domestic drama of Ibsen.

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Product Description: Arms and the Man, optimistic, farcical, absurd, and teeming with sexual energy, has Shaw inverting the devices of melodrama to glorious effect.
By Dan H. Laurence and Rodelle Weintraub (introduced by)

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9780143039761 | Penguin Classics, June 27, 2006, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Arms and the Man, optimistic, farcical, absurd, and teeming with sexual energy, has Shaw inverting the devices of melodrama to glorious effect.

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Product Description: One of Bernard Shaw’s most glittering comedies, Arms and the Man is a burlesque of Victorian attitudes to heroism, war and empire. In the contrast between Bluntschli, the mercenary soldier, and the brave leader, Sergius, the true nature of valour is revealed...read more
By Dan H. Laurence (editor), W. J. McCormack (introduced by) and Bernard Shaw

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9780140437942 | Penguin Classics, August 1, 2003, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: One of Bernard Shaw’s most glittering comedies, Arms and the Man is a burlesque of Victorian attitudes to heroism, war and empire.

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Product Description: "These pages crackle with ideas and ideals as crisply as though Shaw had just written them."-- Brooks Atkinson, New York Times"Typical Shaw, which is to say that it is shrewd, searching, provocative and pithy—and also at times exasperating and flamboyant...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By David H. Greene (editor), Dan H. Laurence (editor) and Bernard Shaw

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9780813018867 | 2 edition (Univ Pr of Florida, May 1, 2001), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: "These pages crackle with ideas and ideals as crisply as though Shaw had just written them.

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Presents three plays that dramatize social problems and moral conflicts. (view table of contents)

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9780140437935, titled "Plays Unpleasant: Widowers' Houses/the Philanderer/Mrs Warren's Profession" | Penguin Classics, January 1, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Presents three plays that dramatize social problems and moral conflicts.
9780140450217 | Viking Pr, June 1, 1988, cover price $10.95 | also contains Coverage: Media Spaces and Security After 9/11

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9789990020809 | Penguin USA, January 1, 2001, cover price $0.02

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Product Description: The Shaw Festival is the premier, world-class festival devoted to the performance of George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries. Since 1962, The Shaw Festival has established the standard for Shaw performances and the Festival now attracts a world wide audience...read more
By Jean German (editor), Denis Johnston (editor) and Dan H. Laurence (editor)

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9780889626492 | 3 sub edition (Mosaic Pr, September 1, 2000), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The Shaw Festival is the premier, world-class festival devoted to the performance of George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries.

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Product Description: Dedicated to Bernard F. Burgunder, eminent collector of Shaviana, SHAW 20 continues "Mr. B's" legacy by making available new bibliographic information on Shaw, his translations, and major research sources, along with two unpublished Shaw pieces...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Fred D. Crawford (editor), Maryann Krajnik Crawford (editor) and Dan H. Laurence (editor)

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9780271020075 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: Dedicated to Bernard F.

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Product Description: The final volume in a set of three which includes all of George Bernard Shaw`s prefaces, to his own works and to the works of others, in chronological order. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Dan H. Laurence (editor), Daniel J. Leary (editor) and Bernard Shaw

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9780713990584 | Allen Lane, September 1, 1997, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The final volume in a set of three which includes all of George Bernard Shaw`s prefaces, to his own works and to the works of others, in chronological order.

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Product Description: SHAW 16 contains twenty-nine unpublished pieces by Shaw written between 1877 and 1950. The most significant is a ten-page draft synopsis of Man and Superman (the original manuscript draft of the play has been lost) in a contemplated five-act version, providing scholars with a hitherto unavailable ur-text...read more
By Dan H. Laurence (editor)

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9780271015774 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: SHAW 16 contains twenty-nine unpublished pieces by Shaw written between 1877 and 1950.

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Product Description: Bernard Shaw, who made in reputation as a playwright in London, and Augusta Gregory, founder-director of the Abbey Theatre in Dublins, are generally considered as belonging to different theatrical traditions. But in 1909, when the Abbey produced The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet, which had been banned in England, there began a close involvement of Shaw with Irish theatre and a warm personal friendship with Lady Gregory...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nicholas Grene (editor), Dan H. Laurence (editor) and Bernard Shaw

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9780861402786 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Bernard Shaw, who made in reputation as a playwright in London, and Augusta Gregory, founder-director of the Abbey Theatre in Dublins, are generally considered as belonging to different theatrical traditions.

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Product Description: This collection comprises the second of a three-part edition which brings together all of Shaw's 115 prefaces, several of which are previously unpublished. The range of subjects - poverty, imperialism and power, "Crosstianity", vivisection, responsibilities of the medical profession and marital relations - remain topical, and reveal Shaw's concern about human possibilities and the greed, insularity and blindness that obstruct these possibilities...read more

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9780713990577 | Allen Lane, September 1, 1995, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This collection comprises the second of a three-part edition which brings together all of Shaw's 115 prefaces, several of which are previously unpublished.

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Product Description: In his introduction Dan H. Laurence notes that 'theatrics' connotes not only activities of a theatrical character but behaviour that manifests itself as theatricality. All the correspondence selected for this volume - most of it hitherto unpublished - relates to Bernard Shaw's theatre dealings and theatrical interest, at the same time attesting to the 'histrionic instinct' and 'theatrified imagination' (his own phrases) of the man who penned them...read more
By Dan H. Laurence (editor)

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9780802030009 | Univ of Toronto Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: In his introduction Dan H.

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Product Description: Comprises the first of a three-part edition which brings together all of Shaw's 115 prefaces, several of which are previously unpublished. The subjects include poverty, imperialism and power, "Crosstianity", vivisection and marital relations.

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9780713990560 | Allen Lane, February 1, 1994, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Comprises the first of a three-part edition which brings together all of Shaw's 115 prefaces, several of which are previously unpublished.

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Product Description: "In Good King Charles's Golden Days: A true history that never happened" is a discussion play in which the issues of nature, power and leadership are debated between King Charles II ('Mr Rowley'), Isaac Newton, George Fox and the artist Godfrey Kneller...read more

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9780140450422 | Gardners Books, January 27, 1994, cover price $20.30 | About this edition: "In Good King Charles's Golden Days: A true history that never happened" is a discussion play in which the issues of nature, power and leadership are debated between King Charles II ('Mr Rowley'), Isaac Newton, George Fox and the artist Godfrey Kneller.

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Written at the height of the first World War in Europe, an impassioned satire of the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century bourgeoisie offers a scathing portrait of a household of independent eccentrics

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9780140450170 | Reissue edition (Viking Pr, May 1, 1993), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Written at the height of the first World War in Europe, an impassioned satire of the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century bourgeoisie offers a scathing portrait of a household of independent eccentrics

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Product Description: This is the first of three volumes of musical criticisms by Bernard Shaw reflecting his great breadth of knowledge of the works of Wagner, Bach and Mozart to more contemporary British composers such as Walton, Tippett and Britten...read more

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9780370312705 | 2 revised edition (Bodley Head, June 1, 1989), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This is the first of three volumes of musical criticisms by Bernard Shaw reflecting his great breadth of knowledge of the works of Wagner, Bach and Mozart to more contemporary British composers such as Walton, Tippett and Britten.

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9780370312729 | 2 revised edition (Random House of Canada Ltd, June 1, 1989), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: This is the second of three volumes of musical criticisms by Bernard Shaw reflecting his great breadth of knowledge of the works of Wagner, Bach and Mozart to more contemporary British composers such as Walton, Tippett and Britten...read more

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9780370312712 | 2 revised edition (Bodley Head, May 1, 1989), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This is the second of three volumes of musical criticisms by Bernard Shaw reflecting his great breadth of knowledge of the works of Wagner, Bach and Mozart to more contemporary British composers such as Walton, Tippett and Britten.

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A play involving a complex moral debate, pitting a munitions manufacturer against an officer in the Salvation Army

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9780140450187 | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, January 1, 1989), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A play involving a complex moral debate, pitting a munitions manufacturer against an officer in the Salvation Army

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Gathers correspondence between Shaw and his family, friends, acquaintances in the theater and politics, and fellow writers during the period leading up to his first success as a playwright

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9780670821099 | Viking Pr, May 1, 1988, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Gathers correspondence between Shaw and his family, friends, acquaintances in the theater and politics, and fellow writers during the period leading up to his first success as a playwright

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Two plays deal with the trial of an accused horse thief, and marriage, parenthood, women's rights, and middle class morality

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9780140450255 | Penguin USA, May 1, 1988, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Two plays deal with the trial of an accused horse thief, and marriage, parenthood, women's rights, and middle class morality

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Product Description: Shaw's humorous satire of the medical profession.

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9780140450279 | Viking Pr, June 1, 1987, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Shaw's humorous satire of the medical profession.

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Gathers correspondence between Shaw and his family, friends, acquaintances in the theater and politics, and fellow writers during the period leading up to his first success as a playwright

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9780670805433 | Viking Pr, June 1, 1985, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Gathers correspondence between Shaw and his family, friends, acquaintances in the theater and politics, and fellow writers during the period leading up to his first success as a playwright

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