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Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaw
Pygmalion
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A rousing success on the London and New York stages, a popular film, and a great musical hit (My Fair Lady), this brilliantly written play, with its irresistible theme of the emerging butterfly, is one of the most acclaimed comedies in the English language.
A rousing success on the London and New York stages, a popular film, and a great musical hit (My Fair Lady), this brilliantly written play, with its irresistible theme of the emerging butterfly, is one of the most acclaimed comedies in the English language.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486282220 (0486282228)
ASIN: 486282228
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
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Devlin Scott
Devlin Scott rated it
Brilliant, charming, witty, not at all what you'd think from a romantic comedy. Don't know what I mean? Wait until the end...poetic!Devlin
mybookjournal
mybookjournal rated it
4.0 Pygmalion
Pygmalion was satirical and a quick read could not put it down once I started. I must say I despise Mr. Henry Higgins‘s character, he was the most unkind, unemotional, disgusting man who thinks women as his puppet! Eliza served him right choosing Freddy as her life partner and being indifferent t...
AmySea
AmySea rated it
4.0 Pygmalion
What did I think? I think that Eliza wanted what all women want. Respect. I think that [a:George Bernard Shaw|5217|George Bernard Shaw|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1271683549p2/5217.jpg] did an excellent job of portraying that, and the more I think about it, the more I liked the ending. It was...
Ironic Contradictions
Ironic Contradictions rated it
This is the last book I will finish in 2012 as there are only 6 hours remaining in my day. It is certainly a fitting book (or rather play inside a book) to end the year on. For Pygmalion is a story about new beginnings and about transformation. What better book to symbolise the changing of the year,...
nataliya
nataliya rated it
"Eliza has no use for the foolish romantic tradition that all women love to be mastered, if not actually bullied and beaten,"¹ says G.B.Shaw in the afterword to his famous play.¹By the way, I think this quote should be memorized and repeated on the daily basis by the contemporary authors, especially...
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