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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

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User Review  - George Pritchard - Goodreads

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

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User Review  - Emma Higginson - Goodreads

Brilliant! What a guy! Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Arka - Goodreads

best play ever Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Travis Somerville - Goodreads

When I was younger this was my favorite play scripts. The older I get the more I adore it. Read full review

Review: Man and Superman

User Review  - Danny - Goodreads

I enjoy reading plays and this one in particular really drew me in. Mostly because Shaw offers such philosophical richness. And though I know Act III is often removed, that actually was my favorite ... Read full review


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