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Pygmalion, Heartbreak House, and Saint Joan

George Bernard Shaw
Edited by Brad Kent

February 2021

ISBN: 9780198793281

544 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

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Pygmalion, Heartbreak House, and Saint Joan are widely considered to be three of the most important in the canon of modern British theatre

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Pygmalion, Heartbreak House, and Saint Joan are widely considered to be three of the most important in the canon of modern British theatre

  • An introduction which looks at Shaw's life up to the writing of Pygmalion.
  • Looks the context in which Shaw wrote the plays, in terms of his own life, the theatrical milieu, and the wider cultural and political zeitgeist.
  • Discusses the aesthetics and thematic concerns, and brief international production histories that highlight exemplary moments (premières and successes as well as notable disappointments over the years).
  • Select Bibliography and Explanatory Notes

About the Author(s)

George Bernard Shaw

Edited by Brad Kent, Professor of British and Irish Literatures at Université Laval

Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Select Bibliography
    Chronology
    Pygmalion
    Heartbreak House
    Saint Joan
    Explanatory Notes

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