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Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Richard Bentley - Goodreads

This to me is the best play Shaw ever wrote. I have read and reread it several times, and each time I am exhausted emotionally and intellectually when I finish. One must first recognize that Shaw was ... Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - David Sarkies - Goodreads

Shaw's first attempt to explore the concept of evolution 23 June 2012 We admit that when the divinity we worshipped made itself visible and comprehensible, we crucified it. This phrase above, which ... Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Sujeet - Goodreads

I have a huge inferiority complex about myself. That prevents me to approach great books, lest I wouldn't understand the great writers. I had heard the name of Bernard Shaw and how great a writer he ... Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Evi Routoula - Goodreads

A rich play full of philosophy, humour, revolutionary ideas ( especially when we consider that it was written in 1903) and a lot of references to Shakespeare, Aristophanes, Nietzsche, Dante etc. Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Hari Mohan - Goodreads

Classical comedy exposing the hypocrisies on one side and introducing the philosophy of "life force" on the other side. Taner in a way personifies Shaw and his ideals. Ann's characterization is ... Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Simon Koenig - Goodreads

Read this in High School and it was simply fantastic. It has stuck with me all these years. Perhaps it was the teacher, perhaps the author maybe both, probably both. Regardless, worth the time and effort to read and study. Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Jesse Crockett - Goodreads

Four stars is kind of dishonest, as this work enjoys high pop-cult status. Like Dune for females, you can safely skip the first couple of books (they used to call them acts, and some people say they ... Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - R - Goodreads

In my opinion Shaw's Magnum Opus. It crystalizes his central philosophy. The dialogues are so lyrical and intriguing, one will need to re-read them to get the gist (at least I did). I will have to read it again to write a meaningful review on this. Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - George Pritchard - Goodreads

The Inquisition the way Mel Brooks wished he could have done it. Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Emma Higginson - Goodreads

Brilliant! What a guy! Read full review


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