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Bernard Shaw and H.G. Wells

by Bernard Shaw

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Correspondence.,
    • Wells, H. G. 1866-1946 -- Correspondence.,
    • Dramatists, Irish -- 20th century -- Correspondence.,
    • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence.,
    • Journalists -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by J. Percy Smith.
      ContributionsWells, H. G. 1866-1946., Smith, J. Percy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5366 .A485 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 242 p. ;
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL891805M
      ISBN 100802030017
      LC Control Number95182058
      OCLC/WorldCa32864813

      H G Wells was a committed socialist whose political writing influenced, among other things, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Dr Matthew Taunton considers how Wells engaged with socialist ideas in his journalism, social commentary and fiction. George Bernard Shaw was a free spirit and a freethinker who advocated women’s rights and equality on income. George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin on J His father, George Carr Shaw was in the wholesale grain trading business and his mother, Lucinda Elisabeth Shaw was the daughter of an impoverished landowner.

      In common with the Webbs and most other leaders of thought in the thirties, H.G. Wells and Bernard Shaw t both took it for granted that Social Democracy was pretty well played out. Both of them assumed after the collapse that Capitalism was doomed and that Socialism must soon take its by: 1. Bernard Shaw: A Life A. M. Gibbs, Author. Univ. Press of Florida $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Australian scholar Gibbs, a founding member of the Council of the International.

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