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George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

Autor(a) de Pygmalion

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About the Author

Renowned literary genius George Bernard Shaw was born on July 26, 1856 in Dublin, Ireland. He later moved to London and educated himself at the British Museum while several of his novels were published in small socialist magazines. Shaw later became a music critic for the Star and for the World. He mostrar mais was a drama critic for the Saturday Review and later began to have some of his early plays produced. Shaw wrote the plays Man and Superman, Major Barbara, and Pygmalion, which was later adapted as My Fair Lady in both the musical and film form. He also transformed his works into screenplays for Saint Joan, How He Lied to Her Husband, Arms and the Man, Pygmalion, and Major Barbara. Shaw won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. George Bernard Shaw died on November 2, 1950 at Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por George Bernard Shaw

Pygmalion (1913) — Autor — 6,733 exemplares
Saint Joan (1923) 2,294 exemplares
Man and Superman (1903) 1,736 exemplares
Major Barbara (1905) 1,167 exemplares
Arms and the Man (1894) — Autor — 1,092 exemplares
Heartbreak House (1919) 695 exemplares
Caesar and Cleopatra (1898) 617 exemplares
Plays Unpleasant (1898) 588 exemplares
Plays Pleasant (1898) — Autor — 552 exemplares
Plays by George Bernard Shaw (1960) 497 exemplares
Pygmalion and My Fair Lady (1975) 483 exemplares
Pygmalion and Three Other Plays (2004) 468 exemplares
Androcles and the Lion (1913) — Autor — 466 exemplares
Candida (1897) — Autor — 388 exemplares
Three Plays for Puritans (1901) 379 exemplares
Back to Methuselah (1921) — Prefácio, algumas edições357 exemplares
The Doctor's Dilemma (1906) 340 exemplares
Mrs. Warren's Profession (1898) 328 exemplares
The Perfect Wagnerite (1898) — Autor — 266 exemplares
The Devil's Disciple (1897) 261 exemplares
Seven Plays by Bernard Shaw (1646) 253 exemplares
An Unsocial Socialist (1884) 204 exemplares
The Complete Plays of Bernard Shaw (1937) 202 exemplares
Two Plays for Puritans (1966) 190 exemplares
The Apple Cart (1928) 189 exemplares
Pygmalion and Major Barbara (1907) 162 exemplares
The Portable Bernard Shaw (1977) 158 exemplares
Pygmalion and Candida (1894) 131 exemplares
Everybody's political what's what? (1944) 126 exemplares
Shaw on Music (1955) — Autor — 124 exemplares
The Quintessence of Ibsenism (1891) 110 exemplares
Nine Plays (1931) 108 exemplares
Cashel Byron's Profession (1899) 105 exemplares
Misalliance (1910) 84 exemplares
John Bull's Other Island (1904) 81 exemplares
Major Barbara: A Screen Version (1944) 81 exemplares
Shaw on Shakespeare (1961) — Autor — 63 exemplares
Major Critical Essays (1931) 63 exemplares
Fabian Essays in Socialism (1891) — Editor — 62 exemplares
Seven One-Act Plays (1957) 62 exemplares
You Never Can Tell (1896) 61 exemplares
Love Among the Artists (1900) 60 exemplares
The Millionairess (1936) 58 exemplares
Getting Married (1908) 56 exemplares
Don Juan in Hell (1931) 55 exemplares
Pygmalion [1938 film] (1938) — Screenplay — 54 exemplares
Pygmalion. A Romance in Five Acts (1990) — Autor — 54 exemplares
Androcles and the Lion / Overruled / Pygmalion (1910) — Autor — 54 exemplares
The Irrational Knot (1905) 49 exemplares
Bernard Shaw: Selected Plays (1949) 49 exemplares
Selected Short Plays (1988) 46 exemplares
Plays: pleasant and unpleasant (1905) 45 exemplares
The Philanderer (1898) 39 exemplares
Sixteen Self Sketches (1949) 38 exemplares
Plays Extravagant (Shaw Library) (1600) 36 exemplares
Prefaces by Bernard Shaw (1938) 35 exemplares
The Man of Destiny (1897) 30 exemplares
On War (2010) 30 exemplares
Widowers' Houses (1892) 28 exemplares
Dear Mr Shaw: Selections from Bernard Shaw's Postbag (1987) — Autor — 28 exemplares
How He Lied to Her Husband (1904) 28 exemplares
On Going To Church (1905) 26 exemplares
Plays Political (1986) 26 exemplares
Captain Brassbound's Conversion (1900) 25 exemplares
Four Plays : Unknown editions (1953) 24 exemplares
London Music in 1888-89 (1937) 23 exemplares
Music in London (1949) — Autor — 23 exemplares
Too True To Be Good (1932) 23 exemplares
Fanny's First Play (1911) 21 exemplares
Translations and Tomfooleries (1926) 21 exemplares
On Photography (1989) 21 exemplares
Socialism for Millionaires (1921) 21 exemplares
Shaw on religion (1967) 20 exemplares
Mrs. Warren's Profession [1972 TV play] (2006) — Original play — 20 exemplares
Heartbreak House and Misalliance (1995) 20 exemplares
Selected plays, with prefaces (1948) 20 exemplares
Immaturity (1879) 19 exemplares
How to become a musical critic (1960) — Editor — 19 exemplares
Our theatres in the nineties (1932) 18 exemplares
Press Cuttings (1909) 17 exemplares
The Millionairess (BBC Play of the Month) [1972 TV episode] (2006) — Playwright — 16 exemplares
Caesar and Cleopatra [1945 film] (1945) — Screenwriter — 16 exemplares
Augustus Does His Bit (1916) 16 exemplares
Shaw on theatre (1998) 16 exemplares
Great Catherine (1913) 15 exemplares
Advice to a Young Critic (1956) 15 exemplares
The Dark Lady of the Sonnets (1910) 15 exemplares
Geneva (1938) 15 exemplares
On Language (1963) 15 exemplares
The Crime of Imprisonment (1925) 14 exemplares
Essays in Fabian Socialism (1931) 14 exemplares
O'Flaherty, V.C. (1917) 14 exemplares
Overruled (1912) — Autor — 14 exemplares
The matter with Ireland (2001) 13 exemplares
Shaw; an autobiography (1970) 13 exemplares
The Inca of Perusalem (1919) 13 exemplares
Last plays (1985) — Autor — 13 exemplares
Die Aussichten des Christentums (1952) 13 exemplares
Comedias escogidas (1956) 12 exemplares
Annajanska, The Bolshevik Empress (1918) 12 exemplares
Music in London 1890-94. Vol.2 — Autor — 11 exemplares
Bernard Shaw: A Prose Anthology (1965) 11 exemplares
The Sanity of Art (1895) 11 exemplares
The Plays of Shaw (26 Plays) (2009) 11 exemplares
The Shorter Plays of Bernard Shaw (1960) 10 exemplares
Village Wooing (1934) 10 exemplares
The Complete Prefaces: 1930-50 (1997) 10 exemplares
The Miraculous Revenge (1921) 10 exemplares
Shaw on Dickens (1985) 9 exemplares
The Admirable Bashville (1903) 9 exemplares
Music in London 1890-94 Volume 3 (1949) — Autor — 9 exemplares
The Six of Calais (1934) 9 exemplares
Selected Prose (1952) 9 exemplares
The Glimpse of Reality (1926) 8 exemplares
Cymbeline Refinished (1937) 8 exemplares
Buoyant Billions (1950) 8 exemplares
Pen Portraits and Reviews (1932) 8 exemplares
Platform and pulpit (1962) 8 exemplares
The Fascinating Foundling (1926) 7 exemplares
On the Rocks (1933) 7 exemplares
Pygmalion & other plays (2021) 7 exemplares
Dort Oyun (2004) 7 exemplares
The Music-Cure (1914) 7 exemplares
Ecrits sur la musique, 1876-1950 (1994) — Autor — 7 exemplares
Collected letters (1965) 6 exemplares
Shaw für Boshafte (2006) 5 exemplares
Dieciséis esbozos de mí mismo (2002) 5 exemplares
Tales (1964) 5 exemplares
Teatro Das Idéias, O (1997) 5 exemplares
Obras selectas (1901) 5 exemplares
Les pensées (1992) 5 exemplares
Klassische Stücke (1985) 4 exemplares
Seven Classic Plays (2012) 4 exemplares
Farfetched Fables 4 exemplares
Avertissement sur le mariage (1987) 4 exemplares
The Art of Rehearsal (1981) 4 exemplares
Saggi autobiografici (1949) 4 exemplares
Gülen Düsünceler (2015) 4 exemplares
Shakes Versus Shav (1949) 4 exemplares
Helden; Candida (1984) 4 exemplares
Ironias y Verdades (1999) 4 exemplares
SANTA JUANA (Spanish Edition) (2013) 4 exemplares
Maxims for Revolutionists (2013) 4 exemplares
Pygmalion. A Romance in Five Acts (1990) — Autor — 4 exemplares
The Socialism of Shaw (2011) 3 exemplares
Shaw On Vivisection (1949) 3 exemplares
Bernard Shaw on Cinema (1997) 3 exemplares
Why She Would Not 3 exemplares
Ten Short Plays (1960) 3 exemplares
Näidendid 3 exemplares
Nine answers (1988) 3 exemplares
Aforizmalar (2024) 3 exemplares
Morris as I knew him 2 exemplares
Pygmalion 2 exemplares
Teatro 2 exemplares
Suhrkamp BasisBibliothek : Bernard Shaw : Pygmalion (2012) — Text — 2 exemplares
Selected One Act Plays Volume 1 (1965) 2 exemplares
L'ALTRA ISOLA DI JOHN BULL (1957) 2 exemplares
Пьесы 2 exemplares
Flyleaves 2 exemplares
MEETING AT THE SPHINX 2 exemplares
Shaw: Selected One-Act Plays (1968) 2 exemplares
Beauty's Duty 2 exemplares
Ruskin's politics (1921) 2 exemplares
Matrimonio desigual 2 exemplares
Három színdarab 2 exemplares
7 Stücke 2 exemplares
Pigmalião 2 exemplares
A Prose Anthology (1965) 2 exemplares
Helden 1 exemplar
Der Amateur-Sozialist (1887) 1 exemplar
Cäsar und Cleopatra : Histor. Drama — Autor — 1 exemplar
Künstlerliebe (1928) 1 exemplar
PIGMALEÃO 1 exemplar
Opere 1 exemplar
Frau Warrens Beruf 1 exemplar
The critical shaw : on music (2016) 1 exemplar
shaw films 1 exemplar
A manifesto (Fabian tracts) (1884) 1 exemplar
Imprisonment, (1924) 1 exemplar
Las Quintaesencias 1 exemplar
Lieve Dorothée 1 exemplar
Drame (2005) 1 exemplar
The Music Cure (2005) 1 exemplar
Shaw on Censorship 1 exemplar
Hombre superhombre 1 exemplar
Pigmalione 1 exemplar
Karijera : roman 1 exemplar
Новеллы 1 exemplar
Akıllı Bir Kadına Rehber (2019) 1 exemplar
Devrimciye Aforizmalar (2015) 1 exemplar
3 Plays by Bernard Shaw (1973) 1 exemplar
Teatru (Romanian?) 1 exemplar
Shaw's Dramatic Criticism (1959) 1 exemplar
Three modern plays 1 exemplar
Pygmalion/Candida 1 exemplar
O muzici 1 exemplar
Manuale del rivoluzionario (2014) 1 exemplar
Three Shorter Plays (1968) 1 exemplar
Sidney Trefusis 1 exemplar
Lica i naličja 1 exemplar
La cavalletta 1 exemplar
Saint Joan Annotated (2020) 1 exemplar
1941 1 exemplar
2001 1 exemplar
Színművek 1 exemplar
SEZAR VE KLEOPATRA 1 exemplar
Cleopatra 1 exemplar
Szmek (2008) 1 exemplar
Drammi 1 exemplar
Hat színmű 1 exemplar
Imprisonment 1 exemplar
Das Inselreich 1 exemplar
Lustspiele (1984) 1 exemplar
Die Lustspiele II 1 exemplar
Stücke und Komödien (1976) 1 exemplar
With Memories of Oscar Wilde (1916) 1 exemplar
Major Barbara, etc 1 exemplar
Izbrannoe (1999) 1 exemplar
Short Plays 1 exemplar
Избранное 1 exemplar
Teatro Completo I 1 exemplar
Santa Juana 1 exemplar
Collected Plays 1 exemplar
PIGMALIÓN 1 exemplar
Teatro Completo II 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Great Expectations (1861) — Introdução, algumas edições38,429 exemplares
The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) — Contribuidor, algumas edições10,767 exemplares
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuidor, algumas edições918 exemplares
My Fair Lady [1964 film] (1964) — Original play — 720 exemplares
Six Great Modern Plays (1956) — Contribuidor — 472 exemplares
Sagittarius Rising (1936) — Contribuidor, algumas edições384 exemplares
Eight Great Comedies (1958) — Contribuidor — 350 exemplares
Great Irish Tales of Horror: A Treasury of Fear (1995) — Contribuidor — 323 exemplares
The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp (1908) — Introdução, algumas edições255 exemplares
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 4th Edition, Volume 2 (1979) — Contribuidor — 250 exemplares
The Literary Cat (1977) — Contribuidor — 241 exemplares
Oscar Wilde (1916)algumas edições204 exemplares
Love Letters (1996) — Contribuidor — 182 exemplares
Masterpieces of the Drama (1966) — Contribuidor — 180 exemplares
Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (1990) — Contribuidor — 152 exemplares
The Mark Twain Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Work (2010) — Contribuidor — 142 exemplares
Major British Writers, Volumes I and II (1954) — Contribuidor — 122 exemplares
The World of Mathematics, Volume 3 (1955) — Contribuidor — 116 exemplares
Four Modern Plays (First Series) (1944) — Contribuidor — 93 exemplares
Laurel British Drama: The Twentieth Century (1965) — Contribuidor, algumas edições88 exemplares
The Fin de Siècle: A Reader in Cultural History, c. 1880-1900 (2000) — Contribuidor — 79 exemplares
Great Stories by Nobel Prize Winners (1959) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares
She's All That [1999 film] (1999) — Original play — 72 exemplares
Churchill: By His Contemporaries (1953) — Contribuidor — 72 exemplares
Contemporary Drama: 15 Plays (1959) — Contribuidor — 70 exemplares
The Genius of the Irish Theater (1960) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
The Theatre Guild Anthology (1936) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
The Grim Reader: Writings on Death, Dying, and Living On (1997) — Contribuidor — 60 exemplares
The Arbor House Treasury of Mystery and Suspense (1981) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
My Fair Lady: Original 1956 Broadway Cast Recording (1956) — Original play — 52 exemplares
Great Ghost Stories: Tales of Mystery and Madness (2004) — Contribuidor — 51 exemplares
The Faber Book of Christmas (1996) — Contribuidor — 47 exemplares
Bernard Shaw (1931) — Posfácio, algumas edições46 exemplares
Contemporary Drama - 11 Plays (1956) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
Modern and Contemporary Drama (1958) — Contribuidor — 43 exemplares
The Genius of the Later English Theater (1962) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
Twenty One-Act Plays: An Anthology for Amateur Performing Groups (1978) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
My Fair Lady: Penguin Longman Readers, Level 3 (1750) — Original story — 36 exemplares
Ten Great One Act Plays (1968) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
The miraculous birth of language (1941) — Prefácio — 34 exemplares
Pigmalió (1986) — Autor, algumas edições33 exemplares
A Treasury of the Theatre: From Henrik Ibsen to Eugène Ionesco (1960) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
15 International One-Act Plays (1969) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century Protest (1998) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
14 great plays (1977) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
Nine Great Plays: From Aeschylus to Eliot (Revised Edition) (1950) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares
Oscar Wilde: A Collection of Critical Essays (1969) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares
Classic Essays in English (1961) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
The World of Law, Volume II : The Law as Literature (1960) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Three Plays by Brieux (1913) — Prefácio, algumas edições; Prefácio, algumas edições19 exemplares
Arms and the Man [1989 TV episode] (2006) — Play — 16 exemplares
Pygmalion (BBC Play of the Month) [1973 TV episode] (2006) — Original play — 14 exemplares
The Millionairess [1960 film] (2000) — Original play — 13 exemplares
Heartbreak House (BBC Play of the Month) [1977 TV episode] (1977) — Original play — 11 exemplares
Los premios Nobel de Literatura (Vol. III) — Autor — 11 exemplares
A Cavalcade of Collier's (1959) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Bachelor's Quarters: Stories from Two Worlds (1944) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
5 Modern English Plays (1966) 7 exemplares
Jitta's Atonement (1926) — Tradutor, algumas edições7 exemplares
The Devil's Disciple [1987 TV play] — Original play — 6 exemplares
Saint Joan [1957 film] (1987) — Original play — 6 exemplares
The Fireside Treasury of Modern Humor (1963) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
The Ambassador (1961) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
An introduction to drama (1951) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Major Barbara [1941 film] (1988) — Original play — 5 exemplares
Famous Stories of Five Centuries (1934) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Salt and His Circle (1951) — Prefácio, algumas edições4 exemplares
Vivienne Westwood : Spring Summer 2008 (2008) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Androcles and the Lion [1952 film] — Original play — 3 exemplares
The Man of Destiny [1981 TV movie] — Original play — 2 exemplares
Pygmalion [1937 film] (1937) — Original play — 1 exemplar

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With Plays Unpleasant, Shaw issued a radical challenge to his audiences' complacency and exposed social evils through his dramatization of the moral conflicts between youthful idealism and economic reality, promiscuity and marriage, and the duties of women to others and to themselves. His first play, Widowers' Houses, depicts Harry Trench's dilemma on learning that the inheritance of his fiancée comes from her father's income as a slum landlord. In The Philanderer, charismatic Leonard Charteris proposes marriage to Grace, while he is still involved with the beautiful Julia Craven--who is not inclined to give him up so easily. And in Mrs. Warren's Profession, Vivie Warren is forced to reconsider her own future when she discovers that her mother's immoral earnings funded her genteel upbringing.… (mais)
 
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Henry Morris Contributor
James Hynes Contributor
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Eduard Coenraads Translator
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Antonio Agresti Translator
Michel Habart Translator
Rolf Staudt Cover designer
Julio Broutá Translator
Brian Bartle Illustrator
Nicholas Grene Introduction
Nadja Furlan Designer
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Feliks Topolski Illustrator
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Willy Fleckhaus Cover designer
John Tydeman Director
Paolo Bertinetti Introduction
Milton Glaser Cover artist
David Burke Narrator
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Hannah Gordon Narrator
Bengt Anderberg Translator
Andrea Neuhaus Kommentator
David New Narrator
Laura Whyte Narrator
Henry Popkin Introduction
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Howard Coster Photographer
N.R. Teitel Introduction
John Farleigh Illustrator
G.K. Chesterton Contributor
E.J. (Editor) West Contributor
Michael Quinn Contributor
William Archer Contributor
David Hare Introduction
Corrado Pavolini Translator
Tom Amandes Narrator
Polly Toynbee Foreword
Robin Sachs Narrator
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Paul Gutrecht Narrator
Edmund Gillon Cover designer
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Estatísticas

Obras
688
Also by
86
Membros
28,587
Popularidade
#704
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
364
ISBN
2,147
Línguas
21
Marcado como favorito
89

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