Plays Political: The Apple Cart; On the Rocks; Geneva

by  Bernard Shaw

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Raises doubts on how seriously we can take Shaw as a political thinker. This title states that despite writing in the 1930s, he has little to say of the nature of totalitarianism. It shows that although he satirises Fascist dictators in "Geneva", the sati

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Plays Political: The Apple Cart; On the Rocks; Geneva

by  Bernard Shaw

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Plays Political: The Apple Cart; On the Rocks; Geneva

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    12m, 3f
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    Fantasy
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    Winner! George Bernard Shaw of the Nobel Prize in Literature

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This is a devastating look at the fascism that seemed to be overtaking the world in 1938 when Shaw wrote it. Three dictators, very clearly Hitler, Mussolini and Franco, are exposed in the court of world opinion. In Plays Political.

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Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was born in Dublin, the son of a civil servant. His education was irregular, due to his dislike of any organized training. After working in an estate agent's office for a while he moved to London as a young man (1876), where he established himself as a leading music and theatre ...

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