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Dr. Stanley Weintraub to Speak on George Bernard Shaw

Stanley Weintraub
Stanley Weintraub

    The University of Delaware Library invites the University Community to a program featuring George Bernard Shaw in conjunction with the Shaw-related activities at the University. 

    On Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 11:00 a.m. in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room, Morris Library, Dr. Stanley Weintraub, Adjunct Professor of Victorian Studies in the English Department of the University of Delaware will speak about George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) in his presentation entitled "Bernard Shaw for the Here and Now." 

    Dr. Stanley Weintraub is the author or editor of more than fifty books in biography, culture history, and military history including Private Shaw and Public Shaw (New York, 1963); Bernard Shaw: an Autobiography (two volumes, New York, 1969-1970); and Bernard Shaw: The Diaries (University Park, PA, 1986).

    Rare and unique items related to George Bernard Shaw from Special Collections will be shown.

    Items related to George Bernard Shaw from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection will be shown.

    The Weintraub presentation on George Bernard Shaw is being held by the Library in conjunction with three Shaw plays, Arms and the Man; Heartbreak House; and Major Barbara, being performed by the Professional Theatre Training Program (PTTP) of the University of Delaware during its 2005/2006 season.  The program is also in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Shaw’s birth in 1856.  Hundreds of productions worldwide are marking the year.

    Light refreshments will be available. Acceptances for the Shaw program are encouraged by Friday, April 14, 2006, via email at or at 302-831-2231.

 


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