"IF YOU WANT REAL DRAMA, TELL AN ACTOR THAT YOU ARE CUTTING HIS LINES."
A COURSE BLOG FOR ENGLISH 103, "Introduction to Drama," AT SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY: SURREY CAMPUS
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
"Send for Shaw, not Shakespeare"
A writer in the Times of London Literary Supplement rates Bernard Shaw above Shakespeare, downplays & tries to explain away the former's praise of fascists, and, at bottom, asserts political efficacy as the ultimate criterion in Art