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Shaw, Bernard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822 SHA

Shaw, Bernard

Contents: A patchwork self-portrait, 1898-1950.--Preface: Who I am.--Plays for puritans.--Cerebral capers.--The court experiment.--The practical impossibilities of censorship.--Shavian busts.--Tree and a potboiler.--War madness.--Joy riding at the front.--Crash of an epoch.--Burglars.--A member by baptism.--Back to Methuselah.--How to write a play.--Saint Joan.--Fabian politics.--The apple cart.--Touring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weybright and Talley 1970

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.9 SHA

Summary: A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS MY

Summary: Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY PYG

Summary: A stuffy professor of phonetics takes a bet that in six months time he can turn a Cockney flower seller into a lady he could pass off as a duchess.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PYG

Summary: Blade on the feather: Jason is a reclusive author who is visited by Daniel. Daniel is a young admirer of Jason's. After Daniel seduces Jason's daughter, dark secrets to emerge. Both men are more than they claim to be.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Vision 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DEN

Summary: This overview of George Bernard Shaw's life and work from the Famous Authors series starts in Dublin, introducing Shaw's family and his mother's voice teacher and influential family friend, George Vandeleur Lee. The film discusses Shaw's experience as a Protestant in Ireland. Eventually Shaw moved to England, where his mother had started giving singing lessons, and set off writing. There he...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: “Opera is usually full of drama, tragedy, and death. In fact the writer George Bernard Shaw once said that he knew when it was the end of an opera because no one was left alive on stage. But there are also many comic operas, operas that are full of comic characters and situations. According to the great composer Giuseppe Verdi, the greatest comic opera ever written is the subject of today’s...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2004

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Summary: This program follows English through the 18th and 19th centuries, from attempts at reforming and standardizing the tongue in the Age of Reason to the soaring verse of Romanticism and the verbal prudishness of the Victorian era. Linguistic milestones are highlighted by original editions of critical texts, including Newton's Opticks, Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, Thomas...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: On his Sussex estate Captain Shotover, an eccentric poet, retired seafarer and inventor, is reluctantly hosting a weekend house party for his two daughters and their bohemian friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HEA

Lerner, Alan Jay

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 1958

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 LER

Yardley, Jonathan.

Summary: This collection of 5 dozen pieces of literary criticism was published in the Washington Post between March 2003 and January 2010. It is a collection of Yardley's opinions of books that he believes are worthy of a second look. They scan the realms of fiction, biography and autobiography, memoirs, and history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 YAR

Summary: In New Hampshire in 1777, Dick Dudgeon's father dies. Called back home to the unhappy family he revolted against years ago, Dick finds he's been named heir, much to the horror of his religious mother. To complicate matters, the British have arrived.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DEV

Summary: A beautiful Russian girl is used as part of an international conspiracy to kill James Bond, Agent 007. The adventure leads him through Istanbul aboard the Orient Express.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie From 2000

Summary: One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ARM

Loewe, Frederick

Contents: Overture -- Why can't the English? -- With a little bit of luck -- I'm an ordinary man -- Just you wait -- The rain in Spain -- I could have danced all night -- Ascot gavotte -- On the street where you live -- You did it -- Show me -- Get me to the church on time -- A hymn to him -- Without you -- I've grown accustomed to her face.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia 1988

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SHAW, BERNARD

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1962

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.912 SHA

Summary: "Epifania is glamorous, clever-- and also the richest woman in the world. After yet another row with her spendthrift husband, Epifania meets an intriguing Egyptian doctor. But she faces the challenge her money-mad father imposed on her before his death: She can only marry a man who can convert 150 pounds into 50,000 pounds within six months"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MIL

Summary: "What is the profession that has enabled Mrs. Warren to give her daughter all the benefits of 'good society'? Vivie Warren discovers her mother's secrets and embraces her own power as a 'modern' woman"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MRS

Contents: Overture -- Why can't the English? -- Wouldn't it be loverly -- With a little bit of luck -- I'm an ordinary man -- Just you wait -- The rain in Spain -- I could have danced all night -- Ascot gavotte -- On the street where you live -- You did it -- Show me -- Get me to the church on time -- A hymn to him -- Without you -- I've grown accustomed to her face -- The embassy waltz.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Broadway Masterworks 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM MY

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM My Fair 1998

Shaw, Bernard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1956

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.912 SHA

Shaw, Bernard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weybright and Talley 1969

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.9 SHA

Shepp, Archie.

Contents: For losers. Stick 'em up (2:05) -- Abstract (4:20) -- I got it bad (and that ain't good) / Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster (5:16) -- What would it be without you / Cal Massey (4:05) -- Un croque Monsieur (poem: For losers) (21:47).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Impulse!/Universal Music Group 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SHE

Summary: Brings together the words of over 60 writers, from Twain's earliest reviews to today, probing the many facets of his incomparable humor, his revolutionary use of vernacular language, his exploration of the realities of American life, and his fearless opposition to the injustices and outrages of an imperialistic age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Classics of the United States, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 MAR