Book Cover of Widowers' Houses

Widowers' Houses

by George Bernard Shaw

Widowers' Houses was the first play by George Bernard Shaw to be staged. It premièred on 9 December 1892 at the Royalty Theatre, under the auspices of the Independent Theatre Society — a subscription club, formed to escape the Lord Chamberlain's Office censorship.

Book Details

Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1892

Author

George Bernard Shaw image

George Bernard Shaw

Ireland & England

Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. By the mid-1880s he had become a r...

More on George Bernard Shaw

Listen/Download Audiobook

Read by:
00:00
Playback Speed 1.0
00:00
  • Select Speed

Related books

Literary Pilgrimages of a Naturalist Cover image

Literary Pilgrimages of a Naturalist by Winthrop Packard

It is a captivating book designed for young readers. Published in 1911, this literary gem takes its readers on an enchanting journey through the eyes...

Therese Raquin Cover image

Therese Raquin by Emile Zola

Thérèse Raquin is an 1868 novel by French writer Émile Zola, first published in serial form in the literary magazine L'Artiste in 1867. It was Zola's...

The Flood, L'Inondation Cover image

The Flood, L'Inondation by Emile Zola

A well-to-do French farm family is destroyed by a flood. The story, thrilling to the very end, is told from the point of view of the family's 70-year-...

The Jolly Parisiennes and Other Novelettes Cover image

The Jolly Parisiennes and Other Novelettes by Emile Zola

What if you could peek behind the curtain of Parisian high society and see what really goes on? The Jolly Parisiennes and Other Novelettes by Émile Z...

The Father Cover image

The Father by August Strindberg

The Father is a naturalistic tragedy by Swedish playwright August Strindberg, written in 1887. It is about the struggle between parents over the futur...

Reviews for Widowers' Houses

No reviews posted or approved, yet...