Writers similar to or like George Bernard Shaw

Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. Wikipedia

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    Poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Central figure in English-language Modernist poetry. Wikipedia

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    British polymath, philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate. Throughout his life, Russell considered himself a liberal, a socialist and a pacifist, although he sometimes suggested that his sceptical nature had led him to feel that he had "never been any of these things, in any profound sense". Wikipedia

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    Irish political activist in Britain. Member of the Fabian Society and was dedicated to the struggle for women's rights. Wikipedia

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    English actor, director, playwright, manager, critic, and theorist. Actor in the plays of George Bernard Shaw, he increasingly turned to directing and was a major figure in British theatre in the Edwardian and inter-war periods. Wikipedia

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    Sentences forGeorge Bernard Shaw

    • But English is not a divided language, despite a long-standing joke originally attributed to George Bernard Shaw that the United Kingdom and the United States are "two countries separated by a common language".English language-Wikipedia
    • LSE records that the proposal to establish the school was conceived during a breakfast meeting on 4 August 1894, between the Webbs, Louis Flood and George Bernard Shaw.London School of Economics-Wikipedia
    • He personally met with a range of Western visitors, including George Bernard Shaw and H. G. Wells, both of whom were impressed with him.Joseph Stalin-Wikipedia
    • George Bernard Shaw attempted to decline the prize money while accepting the 1925 Literature Prize; eventually it was agreed to use it to found the Anglo-Swedish Literary Foundation.Nobel Prize-Wikipedia
    • The playwright and critic George Bernard Shaw mocked the cult of Shakespeare worship as "bardolatry", claiming that the new naturalism of Ibsen's plays had made Shakespeare obsolete.William Shakespeare-Wikipedia
    • Dublin has a significant literary history, and produced many literary figures, including Nobel laureates William Butler Yeats, George Bernard Shaw and Samuel Beckett.Dublin-Wikipedia

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