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Fanny's First Play and the Dark Lady of the Sonnets

Fanny's First Play and the Dark Lady of the Sonnets( )
Author: Shaw, George Bernard
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

Notes from The Theatre - Volume 16 (1912): It matters not whether this play throws doubt upon its authorship, no one but George Bernard Shaw could have written "Fanny's First Play," and if one likes Shaw, here is the Shavian cynic and philosopher at his daring best. Fanny O'Dowda, daughter of a Count of the old regime, writes while at Cambridge a play which her father promises shall be acted by real actors and reviewed by real critics, the authors' identity of...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.32 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds
Author Biography
Shaw, George Bernard (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 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.


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