Shaw, George Bernard


Shaw, George Bernard

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  • Shaw,George Bernard — Shaw, George Bernard. 1856 1950. Irish born British playwright, essayist, and critic. A founder of the Fabian Society, a group of writers committed to promoting socialism, he wrote plays of iconoclastic social criticism, including Arms and the… …   Universalium

  • Shaw, George Bernard — born July 26, 1856, Dublin, Ire. died Nov. 2, 1950, Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, Eng. Irish playwright and critic. After moving to London in 1876, he worked for years as a music and art critic, wrote book and theatre reviews, and was an… …   Universalium

  • Shaw, George Bernard — ► (1856 1950) Autor dramático y ensayista irlandés. En sus obras dramáticas y en los prólogos ensayos que acostumbraba a añadir cuando se publicaban, exponía sus ideas sociales, políticas, estéticas y religiosas, que motivaron grandes polémicas.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • SHAW, George Bernard — (1856 1950)    Irish playwright and critic who, along with others, was the dominant figure in the influential FABIAN SOCIETY to advance democratic SOCIALISM through gradual REFORM. A strident critic of established RELIGION, he promoted his own… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Shaw, George Bernard — (b. 1856)    Novelist, critic, and dramatist. Novels, The Irrational Knot, Cashel Byron s Profession, etc.; Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant (1898), Three Plays for Puritans (1900), Man and Superman (1903), The Doctor s Dilemma (1906), The Devil s… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • George Bernard Shaw — Shaw 1925 George Bernard Shaw (* 26. Juli 1856 in Dublin, Irland; † 2. November 1950 in Ayot Saint Lawrence, England), war ein irisch britischer Dramatiker, Politiker, Satiriker, Musikkritiker und Pazifist, der 1925 den Nobelpreis für Literatur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • George Bernard Shaw — Nacimiento 26 de julio, 1856 …   Wikipedia Español

  • George Bernard Shaw — Infobox Writer name = George Bernard Shaw birthdate = Birth date|1856|7|26|df=yes birthplace = Dublin, Ireland deathdate = Death date and age|1950|11|2|1856|7|26|df=yes deathplace = Hertfordshire, England occupation = Playwright, critic,… …   Wikipedia

  • George Bernard Shaw — Pour les articles homonymes, voir George Shaw. George Bernard Shaw Georg …   Wikipédia en Français

  • George Bernard Shaw — noun British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856 1950) • Syn: ↑Shaw, ↑G. B. Shaw • Derivationally related forms: ↑Shavian (for: ↑Shaw) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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