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George Bernard Shaw

Playwright (26-Jul-1856 — 2-Nov-1950)


Elsie B. Adams. Bernard Shaw and the Aesthetes. Ohio State University Press. 1971. 193pp.

Martha Fodaski Black. Shaw and Joyce: The Last Word in Stolentelling. University Press of Florida. 1995. 445pp.

William B. Furlong. Shaw and Chesterton: The Metaphysical Jesters. Pennsylvania State University Press. 1970. 206pp.

A. M. Gibbs. Bernard Shaw: A Life. University Press of Florida. 2005. 554pp.

Gareth Griffith. Socialism and Superior Brains: The Political Thought of Bernard Shaw. Routledge. 1993. 306pp.

Frank Harris. Bernard Shaw: An Unauthorized Biography Based on First Hand Information. Simon and Schuster. 1931. 430pp.

Archibald Henderson. Bernard Shaw: Playboy and Prophet. New York and London: D. Appleton and Company. 1932. 871pp.

Michael Holroyd. Bernard Shaw: The Pursuit of Power. New York: Random House. 1989.

Michael Holroyd (editor). The Genius of Shaw: A Symposium. London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1979. 238pp.

Martin Meisel. Shaw and the Nineteenth-Century Theater. Princeton University Press. 1963. 477pp.

Hesketh Pearson. G.B.S.: A Full Length Portrait, and A Postscript. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1952. 501pp.

Sally Peters. Bernard Shaw: The Ascent of the Superman. Yale University Press. 1996. 328pp.

Michel W. Pharand. Bernard Shaw and the French. University Press of Florida. 2000. 412pp.

Stanley Weintraub. Bernard Shaw: Guide to Research. Penn State Press. 1988. 164pp.

Stanley Weintraub. The Unexpected Shaw: Biographical Approaches to G.B.S. and His Work. F. Ungar. 1982. 254pp.

Stephen Winsten. Days with Bernard Shaw. New York: Vanguard Press. 1949. 327pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.698)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.643)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1336)

  11. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.517)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.218)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1268)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.938)

  15. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.804)

  16. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.933)

  17. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.203)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.451)

  19. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.622)

  20. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.290)

  21. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (pp.775-78)

  22. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.471)

  23. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.475)

  24. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.420)

  25. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.25)

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