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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Review: Bernard ShawUser Review - Tim - Goodreads
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