At a glance:
- Author: George Bernard Shaw
- First Published: 1988
- Type of Work: Letters
- Time of Work: 1926-1950
- Setting: Primarily England
- Genres: Nonfiction, Letters
- Subjects: Philosophy or philosophers, Politics, Twentieth century, Authors or writers, 1940's, 1920's, 1930's, England or English people, Letter writing, Politicians, Drama or dramatists, Letters, Totalitarianism, Plays or playwrights
- Locales: Europe, England, United Kingdom
Dan H. Laurence, an actor and director as well as drama scholar, has devoted twenty-seven years to editing and annotating a quartet of volumes drawing on George Bernard Shaw’s Himalayan range of correspondence, choosing about twenty-five hundred letters and postcards from what may constitute a total production of 250,000. Earlier volumes covered the years from 1874 to 1897 (1965), 1898 to 1910 (1972), and 1911 to 1925 (1985). All have been edited with tactful erudition and illuminative clarity. Laurence deserves grateful admiration for having brilliantly accomplished an...
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