George Bernard Shaw

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Noun1.George Bernard Shaw - British playwright (born in Ireland)George Bernard Shaw - British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)
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Chesterton set the whole world laughing with a series of alleged non-partisan essays on the subject, and the whole affair, controversy and controversialists, was well-nigh swept into the pit by a thundering broadside from George Bernard Shaw. Needless to say the arena was crowded with hosts of lesser lights, and the dust and sweat and din became terrific.
She will play the role of celebrated English actress Mrs Patrick Stella Campbell, as portrayed in Jerome Kilty's English play Dear Liar which is based on George Bernard Shaw's relationship with Stella.
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I enjoyed the story of George Bernard Shaw's play St.
George Orwell and George Bernard Shaw must be turning in their graves as the Government unveils its latest assault on civil liberties with the announcement of a probably super computer or database where sensitive personal data would be stored holding everyone's records.
If I may paraphrase the great Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (with many apologies), it has been disparagingly said of EBM that "Those who can, do; those who can't, teach; and those who can do neither quote evidence-based medicine." This is somewhat facile and ill-thought, I believe.
Chappelow was the author of works including Shaw the Chucker-Out: a Biographical Exposition and Critique, and Shaw the Villager and Human Being, both books on playwright George Bernard Shaw.
Martyrs, as George Bernard Shaw put it, "see things as they have never been, and ask why not." Their lives are testimonies to a world not yet imagined.
Often, it seems, when I don't accept the "first" answer to a problem, I'm considered being "unreasonable." But, in the words of George Bernard Shaw, "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
An unreasonable woman makes the world adapt to her" Diane Wilson writes, loosely quoting George Bernard Shaw. So begins a captivatingly true story of Wilson's fight to save her town and way of life from deadly industrial chemicals.
This month, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts continues its series, Man or Superman: The Art of George Bernard Shaw, with an Oct.
from Crime," co-sponsored by Chashama and Mikhail Barishnikov; Theatre of the Two Headed Calf for a week of performances of an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's "Major Barbara"; the Philadelphia-based Center for Emerging Visual Artists; and The Tank, a theater collective that produced six weeks of multi-disciplinary shows and are scheduled to do so again after they lose their home in June.