Virtual Tour of Shaviana backup

Virtual Tour of Shaviana

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Footsteps of Eliza Doolittle: St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London
Footsteps of Eliza Doolittle: St. Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, London

 

Footsteps of Eliza Doolittle: Covent Garden Market
Footsteps of Eliza Doolittle: Covent Garden Market
How far away is Royal Opera House away from Covent Garden Market?  They are on the same signpost.
How far is Royal Opera House away from Covent Garden Market? They can be found on the same signpost.

Signpost

Welcome to the Virtual Tour of Shaviana with movies, audio clips, images and interesting Shavian topics!

Quick Tour: Browse the words in Pink
Standard Tour: Browse the Links
Excursions: Go to any link you find interesting

Sit back, relax, and here we go!!

Panoramic View of Shaviana

Bernard Shaw: A Guide to Research—by Professor Stanley Weintraub

Bernard Shaw: A Guide to Research—by Professor Stanley Weintraub

Bernard Shaw: a guide to research – Google Books

http://books.google.ca/books?id=32DOZa5HcBcC&dq=weintraub+on+bernard+shaw&printsec=
frontcover&source=bl&ots=PPiG1E398D&sig=NNJFvICCJHbBbPuUQZI6iZhq-U0&hl=en&ei=
M_4wS8DPAs2ZlAf5j72jBw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAgQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=&f=false

Encyclopedia Britannica

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/539048/George-Bernard-Shaw#

Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Shaw,+George+Bernard

Shaw–wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw

Bernard Shaw– Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

by Professor Stanley Weintraub

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography essay is the most complete bio essay of
Professor Weintraub, @14,000 words rather than the 4,000 in the Britannica and Britannica on-line (Encarta).

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
http://www.oup.com/oxforddnb/info/
Professor Weintraub’s extensive article in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/36047
(Note: You, or your library or an institution to which you are affiliated, must have a
current subscription to use the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography)

SHAW. THE ANNUAL OF BERNARD SHAW STUDIES
Editor: Michel Pharand
http://www.psupress.org/journals/jnls_shaw.html

A virtual tour must begin with some video coverage

Shaw says “How do you do” to you!

Please click the video link athttp://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/539048/George-Bernard-Shaw#

This Britannica article was written by Professor Stanley Weintraub,
who is Evan Pugh Emeritus Professor of Arts and Humanities at Pennsylvania State University.

It would be nice to listen to Shaw’s voice again

MP3 Audio: Shaw on Russia 1931 and The Pacifist Movement
http://www.earthstation1.com/George_Bernard_Shaw.html

BBC4 Interviews

Text introduction:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/audiointerviews/profilepages/shawg1.shtml

The Audio Clips are here:
a few things he has learned now he ishttp://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/audiointerviews/realmedia/bernardshawg/bernardshawg1.ram80 1 min 7

the hardest part of schooling, the benefit of learning while you’re young 1 min 29

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/audiointerviews/realmedia/bernardshawg/bernardshawg2.ram

the trick to passing exams 2 min 55

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/audiointerviews/realmedia/bernardshawg/bernardshawg3.ram

coping with life after school and being a good citizen 4 min 40

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/audiointerviews/realmedia/bernardshawg/bernardshawg4.ram

And visit Shaw’s birthplace

A Shaw museum is planned at his birthplace, now 33 Synge St.
http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/history/people/whoswho/shaw.shtm

Shaw’s Birthplace– 33 Synge Street, ten minutes walk from St Stephen’s Green.
http://www.castlesireland.com/shaw-birthplace.html

33 Synge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland

http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2782720-shaw_s_birthplace_dublin-i

Here is the famous Shaw’s Corner

Shaw’s Corner

Ayot St Lawrence
nr Welwyn
Hertfordshire
AL6 9BX

http://www.theheritagetrail.co.uk/notable%20houses/shaws%20corner.htm

Take a look at Shaw’s famous revolving writing hut

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/158193.stm
For a most updated view of Shaw’s Corner and the celebrations of Shaw’s 150th birthday, please go to:

Shaw’s 150th Birthday in the UK and Dublin, July 2006
A Photo Album by Dick & Lori Dietrich
http://www.shawsociety.org/Shaw’s-Birthday-UK-Dublin.htm

Of course Shaw had a London residence

The Adelphi, WC2

Where is it?
http://londonarchitecture.co.uk/Building/1742/The_Adelphi.php

The Old Building the Shaws lived in:

http://www.britainexpress.com/London/Adelphi-Terrace.htm

The New Building

http://www.touruk.co.uk/london_sights/newadelphi1.htm

But Shaw was not always in London: he travelled
George Bernard Shaw writes about his visit to Skellig Michael:
http://www.stefangeens.com/gbs.html

Henry Higgins to Eliza Doolittle: At the end of six months you shall go to Buckingham Palace in a carriage, beautifully dressed.
Henry Higgins to Eliza Doolittle: At the end of six months you shall go to Buckingham Palace in a carriage, beautifully dressed.

Henry Higgins to Eliza Doolittle: If the King finds out youre not a lady, you will be taken by the police to the Tower of London, where your head will be cut off as a warning to other presumptuous flower girls.

Henry Higgins to Eliza Doolittle: If the King finds out youre not a lady, you will be taken by the police to the Tower of London, where your head will be cut off as a warning to other presumptuous flower girls.

 

And Shaw, like many people, stayed in Hotels

Shaw at Reid’s Hotel, Madeira

http://www.rampantscotland.com/stay/bldev_stay_reid4.htm
Gwesty Portmeirion Hotel, Portmeirion, Gwynedd, LL48 6ET

http://www.smoothhound.co.uk/hotels/portmeir.html

Though he remained a Vegetarian

International Vegetarian Union

http://www.ivu.org/history/shaw/
The big story of the July issue of The Vegetarian Messenger was the tribute to George Bernard Shaw,
celebrating his 90th birthday on the 26th of that month

And Shaw liked taking pictures–and having his pictures taken?

Shaw Photographs

http://library-2.lse.ac.uk/archives/handlists/ShawPhotographs/ShawPhotographs.html

http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn3290514

Shaw Photographs – London School of Economics and Political Science

http://www.backstage.ac.uk/cld2/show_full?my_id=990891051
Shaw also designed a Stained Glass Window!

Tony Blair’s unveiling Shaw’s design

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4944100.stm

But some people preferred to present him in other forms: portraits

Portraits of George Bernard Shaw

http://www.mschon.com/gbshaw.html
Want more portraits? Here is a Collection!

Vassar College:
Materials from Bernard Shaw: Portraits and Portrayals

http://specialcollections.vassar.edu/exhibits/bernard_shaw/ex_topolski.html

Or Print

Vanity Fair Print: George Bernard Shaw 1911

http://www.vanityfairprints.com/pages/0000001279.html

Or Cartoons

Shaw Cartoons
http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnmcnab/3060959941/

http://www.wilsonsalmanac.com/images2/dyson_shaw_mocks_belloc.gif

http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/valtman/images/valt30.jpg

And of course, since Shaw was so good-looking, in more serious Cartoons
Sir Bernard Partridge (1861-1945), Cartoonist

http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp03462&role=art

http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait.php?LinkID=mp03462&page=1&rNo=2&role=art

http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait.php?LinkID=mp03462&page=1&rNo=6&role=art

But nothing can beat Shaw’s representation of himself: His Autographs

George Bernard Shaw Autographs

http://www.fadedgiant.net/html/shaw__george_bernard.htm

Shaw’s social life? He wrote frequently: Postcard

George Bernard Shaw Handwritten and Signed Correspondence Card

http://www.pkenter.com/LIT011%20George%20Bernard%20Shaw%20Correspondence%20Card%201949.htm

And here is a collection of various writings
http://www.holmesautographs.com/cgi-bin/dha455.cgi/results?searchfield=author,keywords,cat1,cat2,cat3,cat4,cat5,cat6,cat7,cat8&searchspec1=SHAW,+GEORGE+BERNARD.Shaw wrote letters too

 

Shaw’s Letter to Gene Tunney

http://www.genetunney.org/magazine7.html

And he wrote a few poems …

http://www.ahapoetry.com/bvl/shaw.htm

Here is where you can find Shaw’s Novels, Plays, The Arts, Stage and Screen, Politics, Social Views, At Home, Abroad, Portraits, Correspondence, Associates, Publishers

Shaw Exhibit Sidney P. Albert — George Bernard Shaw Collection

http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/University_Library/exhibits/shaw/index.html

http://www.manuscripts.co.uk/stock/5182.HTM

Auctions

http://www.aspireauctions.com/auction40/details/6010.html

And visit Shaw’s Stage and Screen

The Quintessential G.B.S. : Stage & Screen– Sidney P. Albert — George Bernard Shaw Collection

http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/University_Library/exhibits/shaw/stage.html

Have a look at Shaw’s Theatre Designs

Theatre design

http://www.rfdesigns.org/pyg2.htm

The newly opened George Bernard Shaw Theatre in Ireland
http://www.gbshawtheatre.ie/

http://www.arnewde.com/architecture-design/architecture-of-visual-the-george-bernard-shaw-theatre-by-terry-pawson-architects/

And the Original Programs

George Bernard Shaw’s Original Programs

http://www.oldtheatreshop.com/Shaw.htm

Shaw has a passion for his Alphabet

Shaw Alphabet

http://www.demeyere.com/shavian/

http://www.shawalphabet.com/history.html

http://www.omniglot.com/writing/shavian.htm

There is even a keyboard for Shaw’s Alphabet

Keyboard Shavian

http://victorian.fortunecity.com/vangogh/555/Spell/shaw-keyboard.html

People met Shaw

Real Interview

http://partners.nytimes.com/books/00/01/09/specials/joyce-ae.html

People study Shaw: Teachers Resource Guides

Candida

http://www.mccarter.org/Education/candida/index.html

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH SHAW NOW?

Shaw is a valuable commodity!!

T Shirts with Shaw Quotes
http://www.myntra.com/GBShawQuote/T-Shirt/FC/PD/1191142613?productStyleId=977

Greeting Cards with Shaw Quotes
http://www.zazzle.com/shaw+cards

Shaw Gifts: Sweatshirts, T-Shirts, Coasters, Bumper Stickers, Tile Coasters, Teddy Bear, Journal, Hoodie, Infant Bodysuit
http://shop.cafepress.ca/shaw

Shaw Quote on Salad Servers
http://www.housetohome.co.uk/products/Salad_servers_set_from_Rice_25673.html

Are you or your friends getting married? Use Shaw in your wedding toasts!

Shaw in Wedding Toasts

http://www.brideheaven.com/index.php?p=Funny_Wedding_Toasts

http://www.bnaimitzvahguide.com/toasts.speeches.poems.php

http://www.bnaimitzvahguide.com/toasts.speeches.poems.php.html

http://www.aphids.com/cgi-bin/quotes.pl?act=ShowListingsForWed&WedCat=WS

Shaw can be useful anywhere:
At home: George Bernard Shaw Home Decor is Costly!

http://www.typehere.co.uk/product/21418102/391

And he can be found in popular culture: humorous quotes

Humorous Quotes

http://www.workinghumor.com/quotes/gb_shaw.shtml
On exclusive branded products such as …

Limited Edition Fountain Pens and Ballpoint Pens
http://www.montblanc.com/products/10238.php

Terracotta Antique
-http://www.goantiques.com/detail,bernard-shawportrait,2171690.html

Shaw has inspired Designs

Shavian Quote and Design
http://korzendesign.com/resources.htm

Feeling hungry by now? Try the George Bernard Shaw Vegetarian Cookbook!

http://www.amazon.com/George-Bernard-Shaw-Vegetarian-Cookbook/dp/0913990515

Who has Shaw inspired?

BERNARD AND BOSIE
A Most Unlikely Friendship
By Anthony Wynn
The Two-Act Play Based on the Correspondence of George Bernard Shaw and Lord Alfred “Bosie” Douglas
http://www.anthonywynn.com/plays

And most notably, Alan Jay Lerner’s My Fair Lady

http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/index.cfm?fuseaction=showIndividual&entity_id=3753&source_type=A

The film: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058385/

The Musical: http://www.myfairladythemusical.com/index.php
Click the above to watch the musical and hear the songs again!

AND Don’t forget the My Fair Lady Ringtones!!
http://www.thebroadwaymusicals.com/m/myfairladyscript.htm

Don’t forget the films

Shaw’s Plays on Films

Please click here for the numerous list:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0789737/

Shaw shunned the Nobel Prize, but he could not escape the Oscar

Best Writing, Screen Play, 1939
Pygmalion
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0789737/awards

Or prevented himself from being shuffled into Hall of Fame

Hallmark Hall of Fame

http://www.xmoppet.org/tv/hallmark.html

You can Read Shaw’s works (for free?!)

The Archibald Henderson Collection of George Bernard Shaw

http://www.lib.unc.edu/rbc/Shaw-wb2.html
University of Guelph Collection

http://www.collectionscanada.ca/collectionsp-bin/colldisp/1=0/c=160

Fabian Essays in Socialism (1889)

http://oll.libertyfund.org/ToC/0066.php

Shaw Reference Archive

http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/shaw/

Online e-text

http://shaw.thefreelibrary.com/

http://www.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis/gbshaw.htm
Shaw’s Preface to Richard Albert Wilson’s The Miraculous Birth of Language
http://victorian.fortunecity.com/vangogh/555/Spell/shaw-pref-2.html#alphabet

ABOVE ALL,
VISIT HTTP://SHAW.YORKU.CA
FOR THE SAGITTARIUS ORION SHAW PROJECT
AND
JOIN THE INTERNATIONAL SHAW SOCIETY

Formation of International Shaw Society
http://www.shawsociety.org

INTERNATIONAL SHAW SOCIETY HOME PAGE:

http://www.shawsociety.org

ISS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION:

Short Form (printable):

http://www.shawsociety.org

Benefits +Form:

http://www.shawsociety.org

ISS FOUNDERS & ISS COUNCIL: A HISTORY

http://www.shawsociety.org/ISS-History-Mission.htm

ISS-SPONSORED SHAW SYMPOSIUM AT THE SHAW FESTIVAL THEATRE IN

ONTARIO
http://www.shawsociety.org

Written by Dr. Kay Li, Asian Institute, University of Toronto and
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies York University
Advised by Professor Richard Dietrich, Past President, International Shaw Society and Professor Leonard Conolly, President, International Shaw Society
Copyright ©2004, International Shaw Society
Revised 2010

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