Virtual Tour of Shaviana
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
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Panoramic View of Shaviana
Bernard Shaw: A Guide to Research—by Professor Stanley Weintraub
Bernard Shaw: a guide to research – Google Books
Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia
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
Professor Weintraub’s extensive article in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
(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
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
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
the trick to passing exams 2 min 55
coping with life after school and being a good citizen 4 min 40
And visit Shaw’s birthplace
A Shaw museum is planned at his birthplace, now 33 Synge St.
Shaw’s Birthplace– 33 Synge Street, ten minutes walk from St Stephen’s Green.
33 Synge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
Here is the famous Shaw’s Corner
Ayot St Lawrence
Take a look at Shaw’s famous revolving writing hut
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
Of course Shaw had a London residence
The Adelphi, WC2
The Old Building the Shaws lived in:
The New Building
But Shaw was not always in London: he travelled
George Bernard Shaw writes about his visit to Skellig Michael:
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
Gwesty Portmeirion Hotel, Portmeirion, Gwynedd, LL48 6ET
Though he remained a Vegetarian
International Vegetarian Union
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 – London School of Economics and Political Science
Shaw also designed a Stained Glass Window!
Tony Blair’s unveiling Shaw’s design
But some people preferred to present him in other forms: portraits
Portraits of George Bernard Shaw
Want more portraits? Here is a Collection!
Materials from Bernard Shaw: Portraits and Portrayals
Vanity Fair Print: George Bernard Shaw 1911
And of course, since Shaw was so good-looking, in more serious Cartoons
Sir Bernard Partridge (1861-1945), Cartoonist
But nothing can beat Shaw’s representation of himself: His Autographs
George Bernard Shaw Autographs
Shaw’s social life? He wrote frequently: Postcard
George Bernard Shaw Handwritten and Signed Correspondence Card
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
And he wrote a few poems …
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
And visit Shaw’s Stage and Screen
The Quintessential G.B.S. : Stage & Screen– Sidney P. Albert — George Bernard Shaw Collection
Have a look at Shaw’s Theatre Designs
The newly opened George Bernard Shaw Theatre in Ireland
And the Original Programs
George Bernard Shaw’s Original Programs
Shaw has a passion for his Alphabet
There is even a keyboard for Shaw’s Alphabet
People met Shaw
People study Shaw: Teachers Resource Guides
WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH SHAW NOW?
Shaw is a valuable commodity!!
T Shirts with Shaw Quotes
Greeting Cards with Shaw Quotes
Shaw Gifts: Sweatshirts, T-Shirts, Coasters, Bumper Stickers, Tile Coasters, Teddy Bear, Journal, Hoodie, Infant Bodysuit
Shaw Quote on Salad Servers
Are you or your friends getting married? Use Shaw in your wedding toasts!
Shaw in Wedding Toasts
Shaw can be useful anywhere:
At home: George Bernard Shaw Home Decor is Costly!
And he can be found in popular culture: humorous quotes
On exclusive branded products such as …
Limited Edition Fountain Pens and Ballpoint Pens
Shaw has inspired Designs
Shavian Quote and Design
Feeling hungry by now? Try the George Bernard Shaw Vegetarian Cookbook!
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
And most notably, Alan Jay Lerner’s My Fair Lady
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!!
Don’t forget the films
Shaw’s Plays on Films
Please click here for the numerous list:
Shaw shunned the Nobel Prize, but he could not escape the Oscar
Best Writing, Screen Play, 1939
Or prevented himself from being shuffled into Hall of Fame
Hallmark Hall of Fame
You can Read Shaw’s works (for free?!)
The Archibald Henderson Collection of George Bernard Shaw
University of Guelph Collection
Fabian Essays in Socialism (1889)
Shaw Reference Archive
Shaw’s Preface to Richard Albert Wilson’s The Miraculous Birth of Language
INTERNATIONAL SHAW SOCIETY HOME PAGE:
ISS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION:
Short Form (printable):
ISS FOUNDERS & ISS COUNCIL: A HISTORY
ISS-SPONSORED SHAW SYMPOSIUM AT THE SHAW FESTIVAL THEATRE IN
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