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Day: August 8, 2017

Religion and the Rebel, Part 18

Religion and the Rebel, Part 18

  In one of his finest plays, Bernard Shaw unabashedly presents his Outsider philosophy in Man and Superman. Shaw initially planned to write a play about the legend of Don Juan, except that he switches things around and makes the woman, Ann Whitefield, the seducer. Wilson makes an interesting point about this: . . . the truth is that the higher form of life will always be chased by the lower. The woman with elements of greatness will always be…

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