George Bernard Shaw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n George Bernard Shaw British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)
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Usage

In literature:

One morning he read aloud a lecture given in London by George Bernard Shaw on religion, commenting as he read.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
And we ought to mention another Irish commentator, Mr George Bernard Shaw.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
His Broadbent is as wonderful a figure as his George Bernard Shaw.
"Old and New Masters" by Robert Lynd
By George Bernard Shaw.
"New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1" by Various
Macrosty, W. Stephen Sanders, Bernard Shaw, George Standring, Sidney Webb and myself.
"The History of the Fabian Society" by Edward R. Pease
Wells, John Galsworthy and George Bernard Shaw, and there would be exactly nothing left.
"The Feast of St. Friend" by Arnold Bennett
In Mr. George Bernard Shaw we have a very different man.
"Among Famous Books" by John Kelman
George Bernard Shaw, His Plays.
"Contemporary American Literature" by John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert
Shaw, George Bernard, 53, 177, 230, 241.
"Irish Plays and Playwrights" by Cornelius Weygandt
But this view Mr. George Bernard Shaw abruptly and violently refused to take.
"George Bernard Shaw" by Gilbert K. Chesterton
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In news:

The Project Shaw series continued Jan 24 with a reading of George Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the Lion at the Players Club featuring an all-critic cast including Roma Torre, Michael Riedel, Michael Musto and more.
It was George Bernard Shaw who stated that England and America were "two nations divided by a common tongue".
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW described Hedda Gabler, the title character in Henrik Ibsen's play, as a woman with no ethical ideals, only romantic ones.
Now, you might not entirely agree with my view that George Bernard Shaw is an old windbag , but surely he was never young.
Augustus Does His Bit (George Bernard Shaw).
George Bernard Shaw's 1905 comedy, about an heiress who joins the Salvation Army and tangles with her munitions-maker father, has never really gone out of style.
The Project Shaw series continued Jan 24 with a reading of George Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the Lion at the Players Club featuring an all- critic cast including Roma Torre, Michael Riedel, Michael Musto and more.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. George Bernard Shaw said there are two tragedies in life: One is not to get your heart's desire.
George Bernard Shaw once opined, "Youth is wasted on the young".
(Wednesday, Nov 10) If you were planning to see George Bernard Shaw's "Mrs. Warren's Profession " this weekend, you might be better off going to Broadway: The Lansing Civic Players production has been canceled.
Neither was the poetic version George Bernard Shaw referred to when he talked of the unreasonable man's link to all progress.
NEW YORK – "A happy family is but an earlier heaven," George Bernard Shaw once observed.
George Bernard Shaw's "Major Barbara" has been drawing laughs and making wry points about the intersection between religion and money since 1905.
In response to the Oct 26 letter discussing the "mawkish revision" of "Pygmalion" by the creators of "My Fair Lady," it's wrong to characterize George Bernard Shaw as a victim.
Now complete, Robert Sean Leonard is heading back to the theater in a new production of George Bernard Shaw 's "Pygmalion" at the Old Globe in San Diego.
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In science:

George Bernard Shaw once observed that England and America were divided by a common language.
A Goldstone Boson Primer
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