Bernard Shaw

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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Eric Bentley's graceful look at George Bernard Shaw was first published over 50 years ago, and time has only strengthened the conviction of his ideas and arguments about Shaw. When it arrived in the late 1940's, this book was hailed by the great poet William Carlos Williams as "the best treatise on contemporary manners I think I have ever read. I was fascinated and rewarded in the depths of my soul." Even Shaw himself described the book as "the best critical description of my public activities I have yet come across."
  

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Only knew him for his great quotes. The first 1/3 of the book has been entirely about his economic views and political involvement. Especially due to the old-timey typeface, it reads like a rebuttal ... Read full review

Contents

POLITICAL ECONOMY
25
VITAL ECONOMY
67
THE THEATRE
115
THE FOOL IN CHRIST
203
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
239
KEY TO QUOTATIONS
249
INDEX
251
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