Three Plays for Puritans

by  Bernard Shaw

Short Play, Comedy  /  10m, 5f

Shaw believed that theatre audiences of the 1890s deserved more than the hollow spectacle and sham he saw displayed on the London stage. In these three plays of ideas, Shaw employed traditional dramatic forms, Victorian melodrama, the history play and the

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Three Plays for Puritans

by  Bernard Shaw

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    10m, 5f
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    Winner! George Bernard Shaw of the Nobel Prize in Literature

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A free thinking man clashes with the moral code of puritan New England.

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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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