Candida & Selected Correspondence Relating to the Play

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Publisher Description

The selected correspondence of Bernard Shaw relating to the play Candida contains 249 letters and entries, written between 1889 and 1950. The book represents a significant addition to modern-day understanding of Shaw's play Candida and reveals his thoughts on a wide variety of issues, love affairs und relationships with contemporaries.

This publication from a revised edition Plays: Pleasant and Unpleasant. By Bernard Shaw. The Second Vol-ume, containing the four Pleasant Plays published by Constable and Company Ltd., London: 1920 is a hand-made reproduction from the original edition, and remains as true to the original work as possible. The original edition was processed manually by means of a classic editing which ensures the quality of publications and the unrestricted enjoyment of reading. Here are some inspirational book quotes from Bernard Shaw: "The play, which is called Candida, is the most fascinating work in the world." "I have written THE Mother Play—"Candida"—and I cannot repeat a masterpiece." "I shall never be able to begin a new play until I fall in love with somebody else." "I assure you in all unhumility I am the greatest dramatist of the XX century." "There is a Shaw boom on in Germany, because four of my plays have been produced in Vienna, Leipzig, Dresden and Frankfurt." "But I want the Germans to know me as a philosopher, as an English (or Irish) Nietzsche only ten times cleverer." "And remember that though we may be no bigger men than Goethe and Schiller, we are standing on their shoulders, and should therefore be able to see farther & do better. And after all, Schiller is only Shaw at the age of 8, and Goethe Shaw at the age of 32." "I am never wrong. Other people are sometimes—often—nearly always wrong, especially when they disagree with me; but I am omniscient and infallible.

GENRE
Romance
RELEASED
2021
1 September
LANGUAGE
DE
German
LENGTH
590
Pages
PUBLISHER
Neobooks
SIZE
2.2
MB

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