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Shaw and his contemporaries

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Published by Mosaic Press in Oakville, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- 20th century,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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    Copublished by the Academy of the Shaw Festival

    Statementwith essays by Ronald Bryden, Leonard Conolly and Alan Andrews ; edited by Denis Johnston
    ContributionsAndrews, Alan, Bryden, Ronald, Conolly, L. W., Johnston, Denis William, 1950-, Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950., Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950., Newton, Christopher., Hankin, St. John Emile Clavering, 1869-1909., Shaw Festival (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.). Academy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17076285M
    ISBN 100889627622, 0969947836


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The publication of Shaw and His Contemporaries: Theatre Essays coincided with Ronald Bryden’s retirement after ten seasons as the Shaw Festical’s Literary Advisor. Prior to this appointment, he held appointments as Director of the University of Toronto’s Product details.

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He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman Resting place: Shaw's Corner, Ayot St Lawrence. The book's archival material includes previously unpublished Shaw correspondence and excerpts from the works of his feminist playwright contemporaries.

Shaw and Feminisms explores Shaw's strong female characters, his real-life involvement with women, and his continuing impact on theater and politics today. The Shaw Festival is a major not-for-profit theatre festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, is the second largest repertory theatre company in North America.

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Shaw's play Saint Joan has much to say about war, show trials and varieties of fanaticism. No wonder, Michael Holroyd writes, that it resonates so powerfully today.

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Churchill's piece about Hitler can be a shock to the modern ear, underscoring both Churchill's ability to make a balanced appraisal of his subject and his earnest desire to avoid the war that Churchill would fight with such ferocious resolve only a few years after this book was.