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Oxford World's Classics

Major Political Writings

George Bernard Shaw

Major Political Writings

Oxford World's Classics

Major Political Writings

Oxford World's Classics: Major Political Writings

 

A new collection of Shaw's major political writings which reflect on his long career and influential role as a public intellectual. These essays reveal significant shifts in his positions and beliefs from the Victorian era to the aftermath of World War II.


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Beschrijving Oxford World's Classics: Major Political Writings

A new collection of Shaw's major political writings presents an opportunity to reflect on his influential role as a public intellectual. At the forefront of economic and political debate from the 1880s to the 1950s, George Bernard Shaw was once the most widely read socialist writer in the English language, and his lifelong crusade against inequality and exploitation is far from irrelevant today. The thorough interpenetration of Shaw's literary and political
engagements is an unusual story in modern literature, and this volume offers a portrait of Shaw as a political artist in the purest possible sense: that is, as a writer of essays, articles, pamphlets, and books with explicitly and expressly political aims. The selected writings in this volume showcase Shaw's
most influential and most accomplished political work, but also provide a cross-section that is representative of the whole of his long career.

ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


ISBN
9780198816591
Pagina's
352
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Serie
Oxford World's Classics
NUR
309
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Paperback / softback
Taal
Engels
Uitgever
OUP Oxford

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