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Heartbreak House: A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes is a play written by George Bernard Shaw, first published in 1919 and first played at the Garrick Theatre in November 1920. According to A. C. Ward, the work argues that “cultured, leisured Europe” was drifting toward destruction, and that “Those in a position to guide Europe to safety failed to learn their proper business of political navigation”. The “Russian manner” of the subtitle refers to the style of Anton Chekhov, which Shaw adapts.

Heartbreak House

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Ellie Dunn, her father, and her fiancé are invited to one of Hesione Hushabye’s infamous dinner parties, to be held at the house of her father, the eccentric Captain Shotover, an inventor in his late 80s who is trying to create a “psychic ray” that will destroy dynamite. The house is built in the shape of the stern of a ship. Lady Utterword, Shotover’s other daughter, arrives from Australia, but he pretends not to recognize her. Hesione says they are running out of money. Shotover needs to invent a weapon of mass destruction. His last invention, a lifeboat, did not bring in much cash. Ellie intends to marry businessman Boss Mangan, but she really loves a man she met in the National Gallery. Unfortunately, her fiancé is a ruthless scoundrel, her father’s a bumbling prig, and it turns out that the man she’s in love with is Hector, Hesione’s husband, who spends his time telling romantic lies to women. Marriage to Mangan will be the sensible choice.

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Name Of the Novel: Heartbreak House
Author: George Bernard Shaw
Date premiered: November 1920
Place premiered: Garrick Theatre, New York
Original language: English
Subject: A dinner party at an eccentric household during World War 1
Genre: Chekhovian tragicomedy
Setting: England, World War I
Book Type: Pdf / ePub

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