George Bernard Shaw

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George Bernard Shaw created pioneering dramas that probed prevailing social problems with a vein of comedy that made their stark themes more palatable, while striving to make the world aware of the exploitation of the working classes. For the first time in digital publishing, this comprehensive eBook presents the complete fictional works of George Bernard Shaw, with every play, novel and short story, as well as featuring numerous illustrations, many rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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Please note: this eBook is only available to customers located (at the time of sale) in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, India, Japan and Hong Kong. Shaw’s complete works will enter all public domains in 2021. A reduced US version is available for US customers only.

US Customers: the complete works is not available due to copyright restrictions. Please select the US version from the icons above (the precise contents for the US version are listed halfway down this page).

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Shaw’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels, plays and other texts
* ALL 72 plays, with individual contents tables
* Includes many rare dramas, available in no other collection
* All 5 novels, with individual contents tables
* Includes IMMATURITY, Shaw’s first novel, appearing here for the first time in digital publishing
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Shaw’s scarce story collection SHORT STORIES, SCRAPS AND SHAVINGS, featuring the controversial tale ‘Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God’
* Includes almost the complete non-fiction, including Shaw’s seminal work on Ibsen
* Special criticism study on Shaw by G. K. Chesterton, evaluating Shaw’s contribution to literature
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Novels
IMMATURITY
THE IRRATIONAL KNOT
LOVE AMONG THE ARTISTS
CASHEL BYRON’S PROFESSION
AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALIST

The Short Stories
SHORT STORIES, SCRAPS AND SHAVINGS

The Plays
PASSION PLAY
UN PETIT DRAME
THE CASSONE
WIDOWERS’ HOUSES
THE PHILANDERER
MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION
ARMS AND THE MAN
CANDIDA
THE MAN OF DESTINY
YOU NEVER CAN TELL
THE DEVIL’S DISCIPLE
THE GADFLY
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA
CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND’S CONVERSION
THE ADMIRABLE BASHVILLE, OR CONSTANCY UNREWARDED
MAN AND SUPERMAN
JOHN BULL’S OTHER ISLAND
HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND
MAJOR BARBARA
PASSION, POISON, AND PETRIFACTION
THE DOCTOR’S DILEMMA
THE INTERLUDE AT THE PLAYHOUSE
GETTING MARRIED
THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET
PRESS CUTTINGS
FASCINATING FOUNDLING: DISGRACE TO THE AUTHOR
THE GLIMPSE OF REALITY
SUGGESTED ACT III ENDING FOR BARKER’S ‘THE MADRAS HOUSE’
MISALLIANCE
THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS
FANNY’S FIRST PLAY
ANDROCLES AND THE LION
OVERRULED: A DEMONSTRATION
BEAUTY’S DUTY
PYGMALION
GREAT CATHERINE
THE MUSIC CURE
O’FLAHERTY, V. C.
THE INCA OF PERUSALEM
AUGUSTUS DOES HIS BIT
GLASTONBURY SKIT
MACBETH SKIT
SKIT FOR THE TIPTAFT REVUE
ANNAJANSKA, THE BOLSHEVIK EMPRESS
HEARTBREAK HOUSE
BACK TO METHUSELAH: A METABIOLOGICAL PENTATEUCH
THE WAR INDEMNITIES
JITTA’S ATONEMENT
SAINT JOAN
THE YAHOOS
THE APPLE CART
TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD
VILLAGE WOOING
ON THE ROCKS
THE GARDEN OF THE HESPERIDES
THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN VOICE
THE SIMPLETON OF THE UNEXPECTED ISLES
THE SIX OF CALAIS
THE MILLIONAIRESS
ARTHUR AND THE ACETONE
SEQUENCE FOR THE KING’S PEOPLE
CYMBELINE REFINISHED
GENEVA
IN GOOD KING CHARLES’S GOLDEN DAYS
A NEW ENDING FOR CLEMENCE DANE’S ‘COUSIN MURIEL’
THE BRITISH PARTY SYSTEM
SEQUENCE FOR A PAGEANT OF PLAYS AND PLAYERS
BUOYANT BILLIONS
FARFETCHED FABLES
SHAKES VERSUS SHAV
WHY SHE WOULD NOT
JESUS-PILATE SCENE

The Non-Fiction
THE PERFECT WAGNERITE
QUINTESSENCE OF IBSENISM
THE IMPOSSIBILITIES OF ANARCHISM
THE REVOLUTIONIST’S HANDBOOK AND POCKET COMPANION
MAXIMS FOR REVOLUTIONISTS
HOW THESE DOCTORS LOVE ONE ANOTHER!
LETTER TO FRANK HARRIS, 1930
LETTER ON SHAKESPEARE BY MR. G. BERNARD SHAW

The Criticism
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW by G. K. Chesterton

CONTENTS OF THE US VERSION:

Please note: due to US copyright restrictions, 28 later plays, the novel IMMATURITY and Shaw’s short story collection are not included.

The Novels
THE IRRATIONAL KNOT
LOVE AMONG THE ARTISTS
CASHEL BYRON’S PROFESSION
AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALIST

The Plays
WIDOWERS’ HOUSES
THE PHILANDERER
MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION
ARMS AND THE MAN
CANDIDA
THE MAN OF DESTINY
YOU NEVER CAN TELL
THE DEVIL’S DISCIPLE
THE GADFLY
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA
CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND’S CONVERSION
THE ADMIRABLE BASHVILLE, OR CONSTANCY UNREWARDED
MAN AND SUPERMAN
JOHN BULL’S OTHER ISLAND
HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND
MAJOR BARBARA
PASSION, POISON, AND PETRIFACTION
THE DOCTOR’S DILEMMA
THE INTERLUDE AT THE PLAYHOUSE
GETTING MARRIED
THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET
PRESS CUTTINGS
FASCINATING FOUNDLING: DISGRACE TO THE AUTHOR
THE GLIMPSE OF REALITY
SUGGESTED ACT III ENDING FOR BARKER’S ‘THE MADRAS HOUSE’
MISALLIANCE
THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS
FANNY’S FIRST PLAY
ANDROCLES AND THE LION
OVERRULED: A DEMONSTRATION
BEAUTY’S DUTY
PYGMALION
GREAT CATHERINE
THE MUSIC CURE
O’FLAHERTY, V. C.
THE INCA OF PERUSALEM
AUGUSTUS DOES HIS BIT
GLASTONBURY SKIT
MACBETH SKIT
SKIT FOR THE TIPTAFT REVUE
ANNAJANSKA, THE BOLSHEVIK EMPRESS
HEARTBREAK HOUSE
BACK TO METHUSELAH: A METABIOLOGICAL PENTATEUCH
THE WAR INDEMNITIES

The Non-Fiction
THE PERFECT WAGNERITE
QUINTESSENCE OF IBSENISM
THE IMPOSSIBILITIES OF ANARCHISM
THE REVOLUTIONIST’S HANDBOOK AND POCKET COMPANION
MAXIMS FOR REVOLUTIONISTS

The Criticism
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW by G. K. Chesterton

 

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