Back to Methuselah a Metabiological Pentateuch
1924. Most of Shaw's early plays were either banned by the censor or refused production. With Plays: Pleasant and Unpleasant he sought a reading audience. He also began the practice of writing the challenging, mocking, eloquent prefaces to his plays, which were sometimes longer than the play itself. He won the Nobel prize in 1925. Back to Methuselah is one of his later and well-regarded works. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - NaggedMan - LibraryThing
One aspect of this edition is typical Shaw. Asked to choose something to be the 500th volume in "The World's Classics" series, he chose this play but added a 'preface' of no less than 283 pages ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - David.Alfred.Sarkies - LibraryThing
This play is my favourite Bernard Shaw play next to Pygmalion, and having been written in the early twenties, it not only shows some more maturity in the playwriting, but also explores a topic that ... Read full review