Saint Joan, by George Bernard Shaw

Table of Contents


  1. Joan the Original and Presumptuous
  2. Joan and Socrates
  3. Contrast with Napoleon
  4. Was Joan Innocent or Guilty?
  5. Joan’s good Looks
  6. Joan’s Social Position
  7. Joan’s Voices and Visions
  8. The Evolutionary Appetite
  9. The Mere Iconography does not Matter
  10. The Modern Education which Joan Escaped
  11. Failures of the Voices
  12. Joan a Galtonic Visualizer
  13. Joan’s Manliness and Militarism
  14. Was Joan Suicidal?
  15. Joan Summed up
  16. Joan’s Immaturity and Ignorance
  17. The Maid in Literature
  18. Protestant Misunderstandings of the Middle Ages
  19. Comparative Fairness of Joan’s Trial
  20. Joan not Tried as a Political Offender
  21. The Church Uncompromised by its Amends
  22. Cruelty, Modern and Medieval
  23. Catholic Anti-clericalism
  24. Catholicism not yet Catholic enough
  25. The Law of Change is the Law of God
  26. Credulity, Modern and Medieval
  27. Toleration, Modern and Medieval
  28. Variability op Toleration
  29. The Conflict between Genius and Discipline
  30. Joan as Theocrat
  31. Unbroken Success Essential in Theocracy
  32. Modern Distortions of Joan’s History
  33. History always out of Date
  34. The real Joan not Marvellous enough for us
  35. The Stage Limits of Historical Representation
  36. A Void in the Elizabethan Drama
  37. Tragedy, not Melodrama
  38. The Inevitable Flatteries of Tragedy
  39. Some Well-meant Proposals for the Improvement of the Play
  40. The Epilogue
  41. To the Critics, lest they should Feel Ignored

Saint Joan

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