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George Bernard Shaw The Irish Writers

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was a prolific dramatist critic essayist pamphleteer and social reformer. The shy idealistic Irishman separated himself from his opinionated public persona G.B.S. and his eccentric alter ego and his work were the vehicles for his social and political ideals. He Most of his early plays were banned because of their political content. His outspokenness made him unpopular in England for a time but his spreading worldwide fame made it easier for him to voice his views. Plays such as Mrs Warrens Profession Man and Superman Major Barbara and Pygmalion his essays and letters his outspoken opinions great wit and charisma made him a celebrity and his name has even passed into the English language in the word Shavian. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. David Ross has written a biography of Shaw that is both readable and entertaining.
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W B Yeats The Irish Writers

Author David Ross has written an engaging and accessible biography of W.B. Yeats. Given the huge range of Yeats interests - poetry philosophy history mysticism and politics - and his eventful personal and public lives Ross has deftly captured the spirit of the man and his work relationships and beliefs.
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