Masterwork Studies Series: Pygmalion

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The immensely popular and durable Pygmalion has long been familiar to readers and audiences as a unique combination and reworking of two well-known stories, Ovid's telling of the Pygmalion myth and Charles Perrault's "Cinderella." According to Berst, Shaw's heartily derivative play is well on its way to assuming a "major place in the mythic tradition" alongside these two classics. As he accompanies the reader through each of the play's five acts, Berst illumines not only Shaw's understanding of the mythic power of the ...

Masterwork Studies Series: Pygmalion 1995, Twayne Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805794472

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