The drawing that adorns the cover of this issue of SHAW shows Shaw in full court jester garb,2 pencil in hand and writing pad dangling from his waist, speaking on the telephone. Some of the many crates containing his plays are labeled (or partially labeled) as follows: NON OLET (Widowers’ Houses; the title is from the Latin saying pecunia non olet: “money doesn’t stink”), SAINTE JEANNE (Saint Joan), LE DILEMME DU DOCTEUR (The Doctor’s Dilemma), LA PROFESSION DE Mme WARREN (Mrs Warren’s Profession), L’ADMIRABLE BASHVILLE (The Admirable Bashville), LE DISCIPLE DU DIABLE (The Devil’s Disciple), L’HOMME AIMÉ DES FEMMES (The Philanderer; literally The Man Loved by Women), L’HOMME ET LE SURHOMME (Man and Superman), and LE HÉROS ET LE SOLDAT (Arms and the Man; literally The Hero and...

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