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  1. George Bernard Shaw Biographical . G eorge 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.

  2. Five things to know about George Bernard Shaw. There are many facets to the life and work of George Bernard Shaw. He was, among other things, a socialist, an activist, an intellectual, a playwright, an author and a critic. He was also a man known for his complex and sometimes dark and controversial opinions, including those relating to Fascism ...

  3. Facts. Photo from the Nobel Foundation archive. George Bernard Shaw. The Nobel Prize in Literature 1925. Born: 26 July 1856, Dublin, Ireland. Died: 2 November 1950, Ayot St. Lawrence, United Kingdom. Residence at the time of the award: United Kingdom.

  4. Feb 26, 2018 · George Bernard Shaw: Critic and Social Reformist In the 1880s, Shaw began his career as a professional art and music critic. Writing reviews of operas and symphonies eventually led to his new and more satisfying role as a theater critic.

  5. Mar 18, 2019 · George Bernard Shaw began his writing career as a critic. First, he reviewed music. Then, he branched out and became a theater critic. He must have been disappointed with his contemporary playwrights because he began writing his own dramatic works in the late 1800s. Many consider Shaw’s body of work to be second only to Shakespeare. Shaw ...

  6. George Bernard Shaw, (born July 26, 1856, Dublin, Ire.—died Nov. 2, 1950, Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, Eng.), Irish playwright and critic. After moving to London in 1876, he worked for years as a music and art critic, wrote book and theatre reviews, and was an active member of the socialist Fabian Society.

  7. George Bernard Shaw - Playwright, Nobel Prize, Critic: In Man and Superman (performed 1905) Shaw expounded his philosophy that humanity is the latest stage in a purposeful and eternal evolutionary movement of the “life force” toward ever-higher life forms.

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