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Pygmalion : a romance in five acts

Author: Bernard Shaw; Dan H Laurence
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2010.
Series: Popular Penguins.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A barbed attack on the British class system, Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. 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."--Publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Shaw; Dan H Laurence
ISBN: 014119507X 9780141195070
OCLC Number: 681528065
Notes: Originally published: 1916.
Description: xx, 122 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Popular Penguins.
Responsibility: George Bernard Shaw ; definitive text under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence ; introduction by Nicholas Grene.

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"A barbed attack on the British class system, Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. 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."--Publisher description.

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