To load the Maxim, a box is opened and a belt is partially withdrawn so the brassbound
leader tab can be inserted in the feedway.
But more than postmodern, the book is a truly Dada piece, a piece which, through its twisting and torture of language, through its musical dissonance and brassbound
belief that meaning has definitely gone from words, wonders where it should go from there.
Shaw'splay, Captain Brassbound
's Conversion (1900).
Runner-up to Dresden last month, he overcame a mistake at the final flight to gamely keep Brassbound
at bay by half a length earlier this month.
00 1 JAMEEL (USA) Joseph Akehurst (10-3 Fav) 2 Brassbound
(USA) (7-1) 3 Detour Ahead (20-1) 11 ran2 9 J P Ferguson Tote: win PS3.
46) After many casting difficulties, Shaw's Captain Brassbound's Conversion was eventually produced by Charrington for the Stage Society at the Strand in December 1900 (and the Criterion four days later) with Achurch as Lady Cicely Wayneflete, Laurence Irving as Brassbound, and Barker as Kearney despite the latter's repeated requests to be replaced.
Dean writes that an exchange with Miss Horniman's Manchester company had been arranged and it was when the performance of Brassbound was repeated in Manchester (implying under Charrington's direction) that Shaw happened to see the performance by chance while on a Fabian lecturing tour.
Given that the audience were struggling to get excited by versions of songs from second album Brassbound
, and failing miserably with tracks from first album Over the Counter Culture, it seemed foolish to start a game of guess the obscure B-side.
While the Ordinary Boys' Boys Will Be Boys remains at three, their album, Brassbound
, does not do so well, slipping to 20 from 11.
It is an exceptional example of an early Victorian coromandel and brassbound dressing case, fitted with silver-topped and glass bottles and jars which would have been filled with scent, wig powder, patches, toilet water etc.
A DELIGHT TO HAND AND EYE: An early Victorian coromandel and brassbound dressing case, fitted with silver-topped glass bottles and jars that would have been filled with scent, wig powder, patches, toilet water etc.