The Simple Truth of the Matter

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1935

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Ad-Visers

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Rpt. in Shaw on Theatre. Ed. E.J. West. (London: MacGibbom & Kee, 1960), 236-41; and in the Ayot St. Lawrence Edition The Collected Works of Bernard Shaw. VI Short Stories Scraps & Shavings (New York: Wm. H. Wise & Co., 1932), 55-82. A reply to the assertion of Joseph Wood Krutch in The Nation (New York) 140 (6 March, 1935): 286-87, that Shaw’s recent plays were merely vaudeville, quite devoid of meaning). Rpt. as the Foreword to his 1936 Simpleton.

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Shaw, [George] Bernard. “The Simple Truth of the Matter.” In Malvern Festival 1935 (Souvenir Book) (London: Ad-Visers, 1935), 8-9, 11, 13. Rpt. in Shaw on Theatre. Ed. E.J. West. (London: MacGibbom & Kee, 1960), 236-41; and in the Ayot St. Lawrence Edition The Collected Works of Bernard Shaw. VI Short Stories Scraps & Shavings (New York: Wm. H. Wise & Co., 1932), 55-82. A reply to the assertion of Joseph Wood Krutch in The Nation (New York) 140 (6 March, 1935): 286-87, that Shaw’s recent plays were merely vaudeville, quite devoid of meaning). Rpt. as the Foreword to his 1936 Simpleton.