SHAW The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies 23 (2003) 181-201
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A Continuing Checklist of Shaviana
John R. Pfeiffer*
with Richard E. Winslow III
I. Works by Shaw
Shaw, Bernard. Arms and the Man. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, recent reprint. Not seen. $2.00. Available from Dover Publications, 31 East 2nd Street, Mineola, NY, 11501-3582. Fax number for credit card orders only: (516) 294-9758. Web address: doverpublications.com. Also available are Heartbreak, $2.00; Major Barbara, $2.00; Pygmalion, $1.50; and Quintessence of Ibsenism, $5.95.
——. Arms and the Man.Literature: Reading Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. Ed. Robert Di Yanni. Fifth edition. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2002. Also included in the volume is Shaw's "The Interpreter of Life," the editor's "Shaw and his Works," and "Reading Ibsen and Shaw in Context."
——. Augustus Does His Bit. Ed. William-Allen Landes. Studio City: Players Press, 2003. $7.00. Not seen. Date of publication is "projected." Press address/phone/email: P.O. Box 1132 Studio City, CA 91614-0132; (818) 789-4980; email@example.com.
——. Bernard Shaw and Barry Jackson: The Selected Correspondence of Bernard Shaw, Volume 4. Ed. L. W. Conolly. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002. Not seen. "One hundred and eighty-three letters, all but two previously unpublished."
——. Bernard Shaw and the Webbs: The Selected Correspondence of Bernard Shaw, Volume 5. Ed. Alex C. Michalos and Deborah C. Poff. Toronto: [End Page 181] University of Toronto Press, 2002. Not seen. Letters between GBS and Beatrice and Sidney Webb.
——. A Curmudgeon's Garden of Love. Ed. Jon Winokur. New York: New American Library, 1989. Quotations and anecdotes on love, sex, and marriage. The cover is a caricature of Shaw sprawled on a bed writing letters. There are Shaw quotations at 30, 133, 164, 174, 175, and 196 (no index). Shaw is one of only nine authors with a biographical section (pp. 106-12) and one of two (with Mencken) to have his own section of quotations ("Shaw's Garden of Love," pp. 113-15).
——. The Devil's Disciple. Apple Valley: Outrigger Publishing, 2002. Not seen. Press address/phone/email: 15925 Garrett Dr., Apple Valley, MN 55124; (612) 747-3077; firstname.lastname@example.org.
——. Dieciséis esbozos de mí mismo: autobiografia critica. Trans. Floreal Mazia. Barcelona: Ediciones Peninsula, 2002. A Spanish translation of Sixteen Self Sketches. Not seen.
——. "The Drink Question: An Incomplete Typescript." SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies. Volume 22. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2002; pp. 185-92.
——. "George Bernard Shaw." A signed document, dated 27 January 1925, outlining "Author's Fees for Professional Productions ... [of ] Mr. Bernard Shaw's Plays." On verso, Shaw wrote in the variable information for the licensing: "Subject to the terms and conditions printed on the other side of this sheet I hereby license the Astrigg Shakespearean Players to perform Candida at Astrigg on the 13th & 15th April 1925." Scott J. Winslow Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 10240, Bedford, NH 03110, phone and email bid auction catalogue (closing date not given), item 383, $750-up.
——. "George Bernard Shaw." Signature with five others, on page dated 13 December 1922, listing those present for a meeting of the "Executive Committee." Alexander Autographs, Inc., mail, phone, and fax bid auction catalogue (closing: 6 March 2002), item 1349, $200-300.
——. "George Bernard Shaw." Signature on a list with 14 others of those present for a "Shakespeare Memorial," of 18 December 1922. Alexander Autographs, Inc., mail, phone, and fax bid auction catalogue (closing: 6 March 2002), item 1350, $200-300.
——. "George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)." Manuscript in secretarial hand of three pages, with corrections in Shaw's hand, unsigned, undated, of GBS on World War I. A partial transcription provided: "The long duration of this war has resulted less from its hitherto undreamed of military machinery, less from even more unprecedented wholesale fabrication of public opinion, than from the spiritual mechanism of errors and myths which the vastness, the identity of this war's dangers and sacrifices automatically set up in the minds of all the warring peoples. [In...