Pygmalion and Major Barbara


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George Bernard Shaw was the greatest British dramatist after Shakespeare, a satirist equal to Jonathan Swift, and a playwright whose most profound gift was his ability to make audiences think by provoking them to laughter. In one of his best-loved plays, Pygmalion, which later became the basis for the musical My Fair Lady, Shaw compels the audience to see the utter absurdity and hypocrisy of class distinction when Professor Henry Higgins wagers that he can transform a common flower girl into a lady--and then pass her ...

Pygmalion and Major Barbara 2010,

ISBN-13: 9781611042122

Trade paperback

Pygmalion and Major Barbara 1992, Bantam Classics, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780553214086

Mass-market paperback