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1992 Shaw and the Last Hundred Years

by Fred D. Crawford

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  • ISBN: 9780271013244
  • ISBN10: 0271013249

1992 Shaw and the Last Hundred Years

by Fred D. Crawford

  • List Price: $38.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Pennsylvania State Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 06/01/1994
  • ISBN: 9780271013244
  • ISBN10: 0271013249
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Description: CONTENTS NOTICES vii PREFACE: THE 1992 CONFERENCE: SHAW AND THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS Bernard F. Dukore 3 PART I: IN THE BEGINNING 1. SHAW DECIDES TO BECOME A PLAYWRIGHT: JULY-DECEMBER 1892 Stanley Weintraub 9 2. THE 9TH OF DECEMBER 1892: GOING TO THE THEATER IN THE NINETIES--A FANTASIA IN THE MANNER OF SACHEVERELL SITWELL 25 Christopher Newton 3. THE THEATRICAL POLITICS OF ELIZABETH ROBINS AND BERNARD SHAW 43 Joanne E. Gates PART II: THE GOSPEL OF BROTHER BERNARD 4. FROM SYMPOSIUM: THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET AND THE MAN OF DESTINY 57 5. SHAW ON WOMAN SUFFRAGE: A MINOR PLAYER ON THE PETTICOAT PLATFORM 67 Katherine E. Kelly 6. FROM SYMPOSIUM: FARFETCHED FABLES 83 Jay Tunney PART III: THE THING THAT HAPPENS 7. THE SHAW FACTOR: RETROSPECTIVE MODERNISM AND BRITISH THEATER 95 Christopher Innes 8. AS KINGFISHERS CATCH FIRE: THE SAINTS AND POETICS OF SHAW AND T. S. ELIOT 105 Charles A. Berst 9. SHAW AND AMERICAN DRAMA 127 Bernard F. Dukore 10. ARMS AND THE MAN AND THE FEDERAL THEATER: LOVE AND WAR IN TROUBLED TIMES 145 Michael O'Hara 11. SHAW IN THE IRISH THEATER: AN UNACKNOWLEDGED PRESENCE 153 Nicholas Grene 12. A FABIAN DOWN UNDER: SHAW'S PLAYS IN THE ANTIPODES 167 Rhoda Nathan 13. TRIBUTE TO DAN H. LAURENCE 177 PART IV: COMEDIES OF A GENTLEMAN WHO BECAME ELDERLY 14. HAW AT PLAY 191 Peter Barnes 15. TEXT AND SUBTEXT IN SHAVIAN DRAMA 199 Martin Esslin 16. DECONSTRUCTING HENRY HIGGINS, OR ELIZA AS DERRIDEAN "TEXT" 209 Jean Reynolds 17. SHAW, OUR CONTEMPORARY?--THE CROOKED ROAD TO GENIUS 219 J.L. Wisenthal 18. WIDOWERS' HOUSES: A PLAY FOR THE 1890s AND THE 1990s 231 Frederick P. W. McDowell 19. SHAW: OFF THE ROCKS 241 Irving Wardle 20. SHAW'S THEATER IN OUR NINETIES: BACK TO THE FUTURE? 255 Montgomery Davis PART V: AS FAR AS THOUGHT DARE REACH 21. FROM SYMPOSIUM: WHAT MAY LIE AHEAD FOR SHAW AFTER THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS? 265 REVIEWS AND CHECKLIST REVIEWS THE PREFATORY SHAW (The Complete Prefaces, Vol. 1: 1889-1913, ed. Dan H. Laurence and Daniel J. Leary) 279 Richard Nickson THE STAGE'S GENIAL SCOURGE (Bernard Shaw, The Drama Observed, ed. Bernard R. Dukore) 283 Alfred Turco, Jr. HOLROYD HUMORIZED (Bernard Shaw: The Last Laugh, by Michael Holroyd) 291 John A. Bertolini TWO STRIKES AND A HOMER (Transformations and Texts, by Steven Joyce) Dan H. Laurence AN INTERNATIONAL VIEW OF SHAW (Bernard Shaw: On Stage, ed. L.W. Conolly and Ellen M. Pearson) 296 R.F. Dietrich PEN PORTRAIT OF A RUTHLESS REVEALER (Studies in Bernard Shaw, by Jean-Claude Amalric) 301 Michel W. Pharand A CONTINUING CHECKLIST OF SHAVIANA 305 John R. Pfeiffer CONTRIBUTORS 327
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