Shaw and His Comtemporaries

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Shaw and his Contemporaries: Theatre Essays by Ronald Bryden brings together in one volume many of these well documented, thoroughly researched and accessible essays on theatre. His only other book, The Unfinished Hero and Other Essays (1969) included many reviews and essays that made Bryden one of the leading drama critics in Britain.


The publication of Shaw and His Contemporaries: Theatre Essays coincided with Ronald Bryden’s retirement after ten seasons as the Shaw Festical’s Literary Advisor. Prior to this appointment, he held appointments as Director of the University of Toronto’s