George B Shaw

George B Shaw

George Bernard Shaw was an Irish dramatist who lived from 1856 to 1950. Shaw's first successful writing was music and literary criticism, but his true calling was drama, and he wrote over 60 plays. Almost always of his works deal seriously with current societal issues, but they all have a sense of humour to soften their harsh topics. Education, marriage, religion, governance, health care, and class privilege were all deemed to be flawed by Shaw. The exploitation of the working class enraged him the most, and most of his writings condemn it.

Shaw, an outspoken socialist, penned numerous publications and lectures for the Fabian Society. He became a skilled orator in support of the movement's aims, which included achieving equal political rights for men and women, addressing working-class abuses, ending private ownership of fertile land, and promoting healthy lives. Shaw married Charlotte Payne-Townshend, a fellow Fabian, and they had a child together. They made their home on Read More chevron_right