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Man and Superman: a comedy and a philosophy

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Shaw began writing Man and Superman in 1901 and determined to write a play that would encapsulate the new century's intellectual inheritance. Shaw drew not only on Byron's verse satire, but also on Shakespeare, the Victorian comedy fashionable in his early life, and from authors from Conan Doyle to Kipling. In this powerful drama of ideas, Shaw explores the role of the artist, the function of women in society, and his theory of Creative Evolution. As Stanley Weintraub says in his new introduction, this is 'the first great twentieth-century English play' and remains a classic exposé of the eternal struggle between the sexes.
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Grouping Title man and superman a comedy and a philosophy
Grouping Author shaw bernard
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-08 04:20:56AM
Last Indexed 2019-02-22 04:41:20AM

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author Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
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publishDate 2000
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series Bernard Shaw library, Penguin classics
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subject_facet English drama -- 20th century, Man-woman relationships -- Drama
title_display Man and Superman : a comedy and a philosophy
title_full Man and Superman : a comedy and a philosophy / Bernard Shaw ; definitive text under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence ; with an introduction by Stanley Weintraub
title_short Man and Superman :
title_sub a comedy and a philosophy
topic_facet English drama, Man-woman relationships