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On this date in 1933, Edmund Wilson writes the following to John Dos Passos: “I heard T.S. Eliot read his poems the other night . . . He is an actor and really put on a better show than Shaw.” … Continue reading
Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, age 94, died on this date in 1950. Theatres around the world darken their lights in his honor.
On this date in 1898, playwright George Bernard Shaw married Charlotte Payne-Townsend.
Hillaire Belloc born this date in 1870. Belloc, a prolific writer and historian, became a naturalized British subject in 1902. He had many long-running feuds, most notably with George Bernard Shaw and H.G. Wells. Wells commented that “Debating Mr. Belloc … Continue reading