George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) (Life (Affected by mother and her lover…
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Leading dramatist of his generation
Nobel Prize and Oscar winner
Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist
Affected by mother and her lover culturally
Moved to London --> beginning of career
Born into a middle class family
1880s - novelist and critic
1890s - playwright and politician
1900-1914 - stage success
I WW - II WW
"Ceasar and Cleopatra"
"Man and Superman"