Document Type

Article

Publication Date

January 2005

Abstract

Traces the development of playwright George Bernard Shaw's play cycles. Analysis of his plays "Man and Superman", "Heartbreak House", and "Back to Methuselah"; His belief about the importance of lengthy works; Production difficulties of his plays; Comparison of Shaw's views with play cycles.

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Copyright © 2005 Pennslvania State. This article is used by permission of The Pennsylvania State University Press. SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies 25, Playwrights’ Progress: The Evolution of the Play Cycle, from Shaw’s ‘Pentateuch’ to Angels in America, Julie Sparks.

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