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Penn State's Electronic Classics Series George Bernard Shaw Page. 

From this site you can download the works of George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950: Irish) in Adobe's Acrobat Portable Document File format.
ATTENTION: The files require the Acrobat Reader to access: 
WARNING: In choosing to access these files, you must assume full responsibility for your actions: neither Penn State University, nor anyone associated with it can be held responsible for the content of the files or for the files as electronic transmissions.  If you agree to this restriction, you may download the files without cost or obligation on your part.
To download a file, click on its title.  If you have the Acrobat plug-in installed, you can access the file right in the browser window. You may also save the file to disk. The links in the top two columns are for landscape formatted, two column editions. Below them are links to 6x9, single column editions that are better for printing and may be easier to read on a pad.

Androcles and the Lion - 140 KB

Preface to Androcles and the Lion - 359 KB

Caesar and Cleopatra - 424 KB

Augustus Does His Bit - 63 KB

Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress - 99 KB

The Man of Destiny - 278 KB

Cashel Byron's Profession - 601 KB

The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors - 256 KB

The Doctor's Dilemma - 398 KB

Great Catherine - 187 KB

Heartbreak House - 443 KB

John Bull's Other Island - 361 KB

Misalliance - 320 KB

Overruled - 175 KB

Pygmalion - 376 KB

The Perfect Wagnerite - 412 KB

A Treatise on Parents and Children - 323 KB

Mrs. Warren's Profession - 499 KB

Arms and the Man - 199 KB

Preface to Major Barbara - 170 KB

Major Barbara - 448 KB

Man & Superman - 647 KB

Captain Brassbound's Conversion - 443 KB

Candida - 273KB

Dark Lady of the Sonnets - 201 KB

Fanny's First Play - 284 KB

Getting Married - 485 KB

The Inca of Perusalem - 139 KB

How He Lied to Her Husband - 143 KB

You Never Can Tell - 375 KB

O'Flaherty V.C. - 134 KB

Press Cuttings - 170 KB

The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet - 366 KB

The Devil's Disciple - 306 KB

The Philanderer - 316 KB

An Unsocial Socialist - 638 KB

The Doctor's Dilemma and The Preface on Doctors in 6x9, single column format - 467 KB (230 pages)

Preface to Androcles and the Lion & Androcles and the Lion in 6x9, single column format - 388 KB (164 pages)

Major Barbara (includes The Preface) in 6x9, single column format - 367 KB (172 pages)

Shaw's Plays Volume One in 6x9, single column format - 1.5 MB (745 pages)

Shaw's Plays Volume Two in 6x9, single column format - 1.5 MB (723 pages)

Shaw's Plays Volume Three in 6x9, single column format - 1.3 MB (628 pages)

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