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Pygmalion is a play by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, named after the Greek mythological figure. It premièred at the Hofburg Theatre in Vienna on 16 October 1913 and was first presented on stage in German.
- Bernard Shaw
- 16 October 1913
- Hofburg Theatre in Vienna, Austria
2 de fev. de 2024 · Pygmalion, romance in five acts by George Bernard Shaw, produced in German in 1913 in Vienna. It was performed in England in 1914, with Mrs. Patrick Campbell as Eliza Doolittle. The play is a humane comedy about love and the English class system. Learn more about the play in this article.
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Pygmalion is a play by Shaw that explores the English class system, the English language and the relationship between a phonetician and a flower girl. It is an ironic inversion of the romantic comedy, where the professor uses the girl to win a bet and cast her aside when he is done. The play also references the myth of Pygmalion, a Cretan king who loved his own sculpture.
1 de mar. de 2003 · The Project Gutenberg eBook of Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw This being the state of human affairs, what is Eliza fairly sure to do when she is placed between Freddy and Higgins? Will she look forward to a lifetime of fetching Higgins’s slippers or to a lifetime of Freddy fetching hers? There can be no doubt about the answer.
A short summary of George Bernard Shaw 's Pygmalion. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of Pygmalion.
- Bernard Shaw