Christmas   in the Works of
Stanley Weintraub

Bernard Shaw: 1914 - 1918
Journey to Heartbreak
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973


p. 81

At Christmas London shops were full, and Christmas trees were plentiful at Covent Garden. Stocks of food were high, and rationing not even in the planning stages. French wines still were being shipped across the Channel, and an advertisement appeared in the daily papers that "thanks to the iron grip of the British and French Fleets on the High Seas, Perrier water is being shipped safely via Marseilles as usual...." At the Duke of York´s, Peter Pan was in its eleventh year....On the streets people sang and whistled "Sister Susie´s sewing shirts for the soldiers,"....

Index of Weintraub Christmas Exhibit Pages

  1. Dear Young Friend: The Letters of American Presidents to Children
  2. Albert: Uncrowned King
  3. Victoria: An Intimate Biography
  4. Shaw's People: Victoria to Churchill
  5. Disraeli: A Biography
  6. Bernard Shaw: The Diaries  1885-1897, Volume I
  7. Bernard Shaw: The Diaries  1885-1897, Volume II
  8. Shaw: An Autobiography  1856-1898
  9. The Playwright and the Pirate: Bernard Shaw and Frank Harris: A Correspondence
  10. Bernard Shaw  1914-1918: Journey to Heartbreak
  11. Private Shaw and Public Shaw: a dual portrait of Lawrence of Arabia and G.B.S.
  12. Lawrence of Arabia: the literary impulse
  13. Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of 1914
  14. The Last Great Cause: The Intellectuals and the Spanish Civil War
  15. Reggie: A Portrait of Reginald Turner
  16. Whistler: A Biography
  17. Beardsley: A Biography
  18. Aubrey Beardsley: Imp of the Perverse
  19. Four Rossettis: A Victorian Biography
  20. Exhibit: Story of Stanley Tree
  21. Exhibit: Stanley Tree Photograph 1
  22. Exhibit: Stanley Tree Photograph 2

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