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CHAPTER XIII
THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY

time he has not become milder or more conventional, though age and experience may have mellowed some of the bitter extremism of his first works. On the other hand, he has, as he himself would say, ` educated public opinion,' until it has ceased to find his ideas disconcerting. His numerous plays, articles, prefaces, and pamphlets have been a powerful factor in making the present generation more restless, outspoken, and unorthodox than the generation that went before. Witty, ingenious, satirical, rather than strictly dramatic in action, his dramas read better than they act, and to many of his admirers the best part of
a Shaw play is the author's long and often most stimulating preface. A vegetarian, a teetotaller, and a nonsmoker, " G. B. S." has never abandoned the , Socialist creed, though it must be confessed that one of his more recent plays, The Apple Cart, exhibits very little enthusiasm for democratic government. In St Joan, however, he reveals the mystical streak not infrequently met with in self-styled sceptics,
There could hardly be a more marked contrast than that between the crisp, acid style of Shaw and the whimsical, sentimental sweetness of Sir J. M. Barrie, who, born in the Scottish village of Kirriemuir (the Thrums of his loving reminiscence), received his education at Dumfries Academy and at the University

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