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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

Shaw, George Bernard. An Irish critic and playwright who lived in England; born at Dublin, July 26, 1856; died in 1950. Besides novels of strongly socialistic tendencies like ‘An Unsocial Socialist’ and essays like ‘The Quintessence of Ibsenism’ and ‘Fabianism and the Fiscal Question,’ he wrote ‘Plays, Pleasant and Unpleasant’ (1898); ‘Three Plays for Puritans’ (1900); ‘Man and Superman’ (1903); ‘Widowers’ Houses’ (1892); ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’ (1893); ‘John Bull’s Other Island’ (1904); ‘How He Lied to Her Husband’ (1904); ‘Major Barbara’ (1905); ‘The Doctor’s Dilemma’ (1906); ‘Getting Married’ (1908); ‘Fanny’s First Play’ (1911); ‘Androcles and the Lion’ (1912); ‘Pygmalion’ (1912). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).