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Pygmalion

Author: Bernard Shaw
Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion a phonetician believes the power of speech is such that he can introduce a Cockney flower girl to polite society after careful language and etiquette training, and no one will discern her true roots. The professor and the flower girl grown close, but after her successful debut she rejects the professor and his overbearing ways for a poor gentleman. The most famous adaptation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Comedies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Shaw
ISBN: 9781620116944 1620116944
OCLC Number: 795564007
Notes: "First published in 1913"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: George Bernard Shaw.

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In George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion a phonetician believes the power of speech is such that he can introduce a Cockney flower girl to polite society after careful language and etiquette training, and no one will discern her true roots. The professor and the flower girl grown close, but after her successful debut she rejects the professor and his overbearing ways for a poor gentleman. The most famous adaptation of the play is the 1964 film My Fair Lady, starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison.

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