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" Mafeking, 1900. nationality it will think of nothing else but getting it set again. It will listen to no reformer, to no philosopher, to no preacher, until the demand of the Nationalist is granted. It will attend to no business... "
The Review of Reviews - Page 12
by William Thomas Stead - 1907
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John Bull's other island: with preface for politicians

Bernard Shaw - 1913 - 126 pages
...Nationalism any more than a man with a broken arm j lifces-;feaying-4t--set:" A~~heaTthy "nation is as_ unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones. But if you UreaE a "nation's" nationality it will Jhink of nothing eIsgT5uE?getlTng it set" agalrfr ' Tt will...
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John Bull's other island: and Major Barbara

Bernard Shaw - 1918 - 311 pages
...subject can reach the people. Nationalism stands between Ireland and the light of the world. Nobody in Ireland of any intelligence likes Nationalism any more than a man with a broken arm likes having ^t set. A healthy nation is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones. But if...
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A History of the Irish Working Class: (With a New Preface)

Peter Berresford Ellis - History - 1985 - 372 pages
...Ir1sh Socialist, George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) 1n his Preface to John Bull's Other Island (1904): A healthy nation is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man is of his bones. But if you break the nation's nationality, it will th1nk of nothing else but getting...
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Gender and Sexuality in Modern Ireland

Anthony Bradley, Maryann Gialanella Valiulis - History - 1997 - 324 pages
...having it set, but it has to be done, and he can think of nothing else until it is put right, while "a healthy nation is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones."' While this pained obsession with national identity was the central fact of life for many Irish people...
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Musical Constructions of Nationalism: Essays on the History and Ideology of ...

Harry White, Michael Murphy - History - 2001 - 285 pages
...in his approach to the matter. Nationalism stands between Ireland and the light of the world. Nobody in Ireland of any intelligence likes Nationalism any...more than a man with a broken arm likes having it set.12 Declan Kiberd's recent Inventing Ireland13 could have employed the subtitle 'revising the revisionists'....
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The Irish Art of Controversy

Lucy McDiarmid - History - 2005 - 280 pages
...movement."32 An international socialist, Shaw nevertheless understood the necessity of nationalism: "A healthy nation is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones," he wrote in one of the many prefaces to John Bull. "But if you break a nation's nationality it will...
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Lend Me Your Ears

Bruce Stagg - Humorous stories, Canadian - 2005 - 124 pages
...vexed," I responded. Lend Me Yi'HR EIIKS A Good Piece of Play (The Hockey Game That Lasted Eight Months) "A healthy nation is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones. " George Bernard Shaw John Bull's Other Island Hockey came to Roaring Cove with the coming of Confederation...
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The Poetry of Eavan Boland: A Postcolonial Reading

P.Villar - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 325 pages
...preface to his play John Bull's Other Island, Shaw argued that a secure national identity is invisible: "a healthy nation is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones" (cited by Frazier 1997: 10). Thus, if for Boland national identity becomes a painful obsession, as...
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Nation States: The Cultures of Irish Nationalism

Michael Mays - History - 2007 - 225 pages
...proclaimed in the "Preface for Politicians" which introduced the playwright's one and only Irish play, "is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones." But, he continued, admonishingly, "if you break a nation's nationality it will think of nothing else but...
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