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Shaw and Liberalism, 1886–1895

James Alexander

in Shaw’s Controversial Socialism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033723
eISBN:
9780813038117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033723.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Shaw the propagandist, opposing Liberalism. In order to effect the revolution they thought they wanted, the Fabians sought to overcome the scandal of Socialism; and they did ... More


The Founding Years

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the events leading to the founding of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). On 4 August 1894, Sidney Webb came down for breakfast at Borough Farm near ... More


Shaw and Liberalism, 1896–1904

James Alexander

in Shaw’s Controversial Socialism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033723
eISBN:
9780813038117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033723.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Shaw the imperialist, opposing Liberalism again. Shaw persuaded the Fabian Society to support his argument that Socialism had absolutely nothing to do with the moral claims that ... More


Shaw and Marxism, 1882–1892

James Alexander

in Shaw’s Controversial Socialism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033723
eISBN:
9780813038117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033723.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Shaw the economist, opposing Marxism. Shaw's first encounter with Marxism was as theory. In the 1880s, Marxist theory meant the labor theory of value and the theory of surplus ... More


The Emergence of Shaw as a Fabian Activist

Charles A. Carpenter

in Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034058
eISBN:
9780813038254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034058.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Out of obscurity, Bernard Shaw was able to look to Fabianism as a representation of unconventionality and brilliance. Shaw was often recognized as a budding socialist, and was said to have fostered ... More


Evolutionary Socialism

Marwa Elshakry

in Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226001302
eISBN:
9780226001449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001449.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the rise of a new evolutionary discourse in Arabic during the early twentieth century: evolutionary socialism. Looking at the rise of Arab evolutionists who rejected the ... More


The Conservatives’ great fear

Clarisse Berthezène

in Training minds for the war of ideas: Ashridge College, the Conservative Party and the cultural politics of Britain, 1929-54

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719086496
eISBN:
9781781708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086496.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

One of the most intriguing paradoxes of the interwar Conservative party was that, although it came to enjoy enormous electoral and organisational support, it remained concerned, even obsessed, with ... More


‘You ought to be supported by the state!’: Dorothy Richardson and the Politics of Care

Peter Fifield

in Modernism and Physical Illness: Sick Books

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198825425
eISBN:
9780191892608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825425.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Richardson’s Pilgrimage uses illness to examine the operations of sympathy and the structures of care and responsibility. Pilgrimage is, in part, a realization of the aspiration to write a ‘dental ... More


Later Party Political Activity, 1905–14

in Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237389.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the political activities of women suffragists in different political parties in Liverpool during the period from 1905 to 1914. These include the women of the Liberal Party, the ... More


Transitional Figures: Edmund Husserl, Emile Durkheim, the Fabian Society

Nicholas Greenwood Onuf

in The Mightie Frame: Epochal Change and the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190879808
eISBN:
9780190879839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879808.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Discussion of modernism tends to be confined to specific modes of expression—architecture, art, literature, music, photography. Generalizing nonetheless, modernism works by breaking the surface and ... More


A Metropolitan University fit for Empire: the role of private benefaction in the early history of the London School of Economics and Political Science and Imperial College of Science and Technology, 1895–1930

Jill Pellew

in History of Universities: Volume XXVI/1

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652068
eISBN:
9780191804694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652068.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the role of private benefaction in the early history of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Imperial College of Science and Technology in the period ... More


International Government

Fred Leventhal and Peter Stansky

in Leonard Woolf: Bloomsbury Socialist

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198814146
eISBN:
9780191851797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814146.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The meagre financial returns from Leonard’s two novels and short stories led him to abandon fiction, but reviews and articles for the Nation and the New Statesman meant steady employment as a ... More


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