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Critical Approaches to Bernard Shaw

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These online audio resources consist of lectures and interviews on Bernard Shaw by renowned Shaw scholars. The plays covered include Pygmalion, Heartbreak House, Major Barbara, Man and Superman, Caesar and Cleopatra, and many more. Featured scholars will include Professor Stanley Weintraub, Professor Sally Peters, Professor Leonard Conolly, Professor Richard Dietrich and Professor Michael O'Hara.

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Sally Peters On Shaw

Sally Peters, author of the Choice award-winning biography Bernard Shaw the Ascent of the Superman (Yale University Press, cloth 1996, paper 1998), discusses the task of interpreting and writing the life history of Bernard Shaw, that unique, complex artistic genius. In this critical biography of the enigmatic man hailed as the second greatest playwright in the English language, Sally Peters explores Shaw's backgr`ound and beliefs, interests and obsessions, relations with men and women, prose writings and dramatic art. Deciphering Shaw reveals a convoluted and extravagant inner life, studded with erotic secrets. Choice Outstanding Academic Book New York Review of Books Reader's Catalogue Selection "Most interesting! People aren't usually serious about Shaw's sexuality. They mock it. They indulge in banter and persiflage. Or they deny he had any sexuality to be serious about. Sally Peters may be the first person to take a good hard look. With, yes, most interesting results." -- Eric B...

3 MIN2015 NOV 17
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Sally Peters On Shaw

Introduction to the Series

Professor Richard Dietrich, Founding President of the International Shaw Society and Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida provides an overview of Bernard Shaw, his life and works.

1 MIN2015 JUN 26
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Introduction to the Series
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Latest Episodes

Sally Peters On Shaw

Sally Peters, author of the Choice award-winning biography Bernard Shaw the Ascent of the Superman (Yale University Press, cloth 1996, paper 1998), discusses the task of interpreting and writing the life history of Bernard Shaw, that unique, complex artistic genius. In this critical biography of the enigmatic man hailed as the second greatest playwright in the English language, Sally Peters explores Shaw's backgr`ound and beliefs, interests and obsessions, relations with men and women, prose writings and dramatic art. Deciphering Shaw reveals a convoluted and extravagant inner life, studded with erotic secrets. Choice Outstanding Academic Book New York Review of Books Reader's Catalogue Selection "Most interesting! People aren't usually serious about Shaw's sexuality. They mock it. They indulge in banter and persiflage. Or they deny he had any sexuality to be serious about. Sally Peters may be the first person to take a good hard look. With, yes, most interesting results." -- Eric B...

3 MIN2015 NOV 17
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Sally Peters On Shaw

Introduction to the Series

Professor Richard Dietrich, Founding President of the International Shaw Society and Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida provides an overview of Bernard Shaw, his life and works.

1 MIN2015 JUN 26
Comments
Introduction to the Series
the END

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