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    Stanley Weintraub
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Books : Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays (Florida Bernard Shaw) (Paperback). Ur-Shavian Stanley Weintraub's great virtues as a writer are stunning erudition and a consistently high level of readability. Again and again, his scholarship is illuminating-alive with original findings that make his essays profitable and exciting to read. -Charles A. Carpenter, author of Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian. People known to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognizable characters in his plays.

People kwn to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognisable characters in his plays

People kwn to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognisable characters in his plays. He turned Beatrice Webb into a witchlike virago in The Millionairess, Winston Churchill into an aspiring, blowhard politician in John Bull's Other Island, and Lawrence of Arabia into the eccentric army private Napoleon Alexander Trotsky Meek in Too True to Be Good. However, as eminent Shaw scholar Stanley Weintraub reveals in this exquisite collection, Shaw's relationships to real or imagined personalities could be both curiously unexpected and deliciously complex.

However, as eminent Shaw scholar Stanley Weintraub reveals in this exquisite collection, Shaw’s relationships to real or imagined personalities could be both curiously unexpected and deliciously complex. Featuring figures as varied as Julius Caesar, Zulu king Cetewayo, Noël Coward, Edward Elgar, and Benjamin Disraeli, this volume brilliantly demonstrates how Shaw put something of himself into all of his people. The result is a book that is consistently revealing, intriguing, and entertaining.

Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays. Published by: University Press of Florida.

Stanley Weintraub (April 17, 1929 – July 28, 2019) was an American historian and biographer and an expert on George Bernard Shaw. Weintraub was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 17, 1929. He was the eldest child of Benjamin and Ray Segal Weintraub. He attended South Philadelphia High School, and then he attended West Chester State Teachers College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvania) where he received his . in education in 1949.

People known to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognizable characters in his plays. However, as eminent Shaw scholar Stanley Weintraub reveals in this exquisite collection, Shaw’s relationships to real or imagined personalities could be both curiously unexpected and deliciously complex.

Published: 16 October 2011. by University Press of Florida. Shaw's Jesus and JudasPassion Without Passion. Published: 16 October 2011. in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays. Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays; doi:10. The publisher has not yet granted permission to display this abstract.

People known to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognisable characters in his plays

People known to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognisable characters in his plays.

Stanley Weintraub (born April 17, 1929) is a professor, historian, and biographer, He is an expert on George Bernard Shaw. Weintraub was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stanley Weintraub (born April 17, 1929) is a professor, historian, and biographer, He is an expert on George Bernard Shaw. Weintraub was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. the eldest child of Benjamin and Ray Segal Weintraub, He attended South Philadelphia High School, and then he attended West Chester State Teachers College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvania) where he received his .

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A stillness heard round the world: The end of the Great War, November 1918. ISBN 9780049400900 (978-0-04-940090-0) Hardcover, Allen & Unwin, 1986. Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays (Florida Bernard Shaw): ISBN 9780813037264 (978-0-8130-3726-4) Hardcover, University of Florida Press, 2011. Founded in 1997, BookFinder. com has become a leading book price comparison site

People known to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognizable characters in his plays. He turned Beatrice Webb into a witchlike virago in The Millionairess, Winston Churchill into an aspiring, blowhard politician in John Bull's Other Island, and Lawrence of Arabia into the eccentric army private Napoleon Alexander Trotsky Meek in Too True to Be Good. However, as eminent Shaw scholar Stanley Weintraub reveals in this exquisite collection, Shaw's relationships to real or imagined personalities could be both curiously unexpected and deliciously complex.Featuring figures as varied as Julius Caesar, Zulu king Cetewayo, Noel Coward, Edward Elgar, and Benjamin Disraeli, this volume brilliantly demonstrates how Shaw put something of himself into all of his "people." The result is a book that is consistently revealing, intriguing, and entertaining.