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Pygmalion - 9780141439501

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  • Product code: ADCHT
  • ISBN: 9780141439501
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 144
  • Publish date: 30/01/2003

Pygmalion (Paperback)

Pygmalion - 9780141439501

George Bernard Shaw


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Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Shaw's hands, the phoneticist Henry Higgins is the Pygmalion figure who believes he can transform Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, into a duchess at ease in polite society. The one thing he overlooks is that his 'creation' has a mind of her own.

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Product Details

  • Product code: ADCHT
  • ISBN: 9780141439501
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 144
  • Publish date: 30/01/2003

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