miércoles, 7 de enero de 2009

George Bernard Shaw


George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was an important figure in the 20th century theatre, and in 1925 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Shaw was born on 26 July 1856, in Dublin. Shaw's childhood was difficult.
He studied in a lot of different schools. At the age of 15 he started to work as a junior clerk. In Ireland he began his literaty career.

In 1884 Shaw joined a middle-class socialist group and served on its executive committee.

In 1895 Shaw became a drama critic.He also wrote music, art and drama criticism.
Shaw was considerer unpatriotic.

Shaw died on November 2, 1950 at Ayot St.Lawrence.
During his long career he wrote over 50 plays.


Fuentes:

1. The Literature Network.
2. Three Plays of the Absurd.
3. en.wikipedia.


By Anabel, Claudia and Jessica