Man and superman and three other plays by Bernard Shaw

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Statementby George Bernard Shaw ; with an introduction and notes by John A. Bertolini.
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Pagination535 p.
Number of Pages535
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Open LibraryOL20139739M

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In the stimulating and amusing Epistle Dedicatory, a letter addressed to Arthur Bingham Walkley. dramatic critic of The Times, Shaw provides, among other things, the details relating to the genesis of Man and Superman and an exegesis of his current philosophy and of certain dominant ideas in the gh Walkley had praised Shaw as "a man who can give us a refined intellectual pleasure.

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