Man And Superman [NOOK Book]

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You once asked me why I did not write a Don Juan play. The levity with which you assumed this frightful responsibility has probably by this time enabled you to forget it; but the day of reckoning has arrived: here is your play! I say your play, because qui facit per alium facit per se. Its profits, like its labor, belong to me: its morals, its manners, its philosophy, its influence on the young, are for you to justify. You were of mature age when you made the suggestion; and you knew your man. It is hardly ...
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Man And Superman

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Overview

You once asked me why I did not write a Don Juan play. The levity with which you assumed this frightful responsibility has probably by this time enabled you to forget it; but the day of reckoning has arrived: here is your play! I say your play, because qui facit per alium facit per se. Its profits, like its labor, belong to me: its morals, its manners, its philosophy, its influence on the young, are for you to justify. You were of mature age when you made the suggestion; and you knew your man. It is hardly fifteen years since, as twin pioneers of the New Journalism of that time, we two, cradled in the same new sheets, made an epoch in the criticism of the theatre and the opera house by making it a pretext for a propaganda of our own views of life. So you cannot plead ignorance of the character of the force you set in motion. You meant me to epater le bourgeois; and if he protests, I hereby refer him to you as the accountable party.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012709752
  • Publisher: New Century Books
  • Publication date: 11/27/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 873,312
  • File size: 159 KB

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  • Posted September 7, 2011

    Highly recommended

    This is George Bernard Shaw at his finest. With great sophisticated humor it clearly analysis societies "bunkeries" [Yes, I made up that word]. It is very much worth the reading.

    The particular copy that I received did not contain the "Handbook for Revolutionaries" that typically accompanies the main book. I consider this a significant failing.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2014

    What is this????

    It is what crap. He does not even look like superman!!!!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2014

    To below

    WHAT???????????????????????????

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2012

    Win chong! You

    Win chong you ika rawet bin po tey tey inem gout lert thou gomii aoo-den

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