Bernard Shaw and Totalitarianism

Longing for Utopia

  • Authors
  • Matthew Yde

About this book

Introduction

This book reveals the genuity of Shaw's totalitarianism by looking at his material - articles, speeches, letters, etc but is especially concerned with analyzing the utopian desire that runs through so many of Shaw's plays; looking at his political and eugenic utopianism as expressed in his drama and comparing this to his political totalitarianism.

Keywords

Shaw Totalitarianism Utopia Dictatorship drama George Bernard Shaw revolution

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137330208
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Theatre & Performance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46088-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33020-8
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