PYGMALION

PYGMALION

SHAW, BERNARD

S/ 86.00
En stock
Editorial:
PENGUIN CLASSICS
Año de edición:
2003
Materia
Ingles
ISBN:
978-0-14-143950-1
Páginas:
176
Encuadernación:
Otros

'Yes, you squashed cabbage leaf . . . you incarnate insult to the English language: I could pass you off as the Queen of Sheba'

Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Shaw's hands, the phoneticist 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.

With an Introduction by NICHOLAS GRENE

Si te interesó este libro, tenemos estos para ti

  • FRANKENSTEIN
    En stock

    S/ 45.00

  • MIDDLE OF NOWHERE,THE
    MCCAUGHREAN,GERALDINE
    En stock

    S/ 52.00

  • A DARKNESS OF DRAGONS
    S A PATRICK
    After playing a forbidden spell-song to save a village from rats, 12-year-old piper Patch Brightwater is thrown in jail. But there he meets Wren ¿ a noble girl under a rat-shaped curse ¿ and together they befriend Barver, a fearsome dracogriff, and set off on a grand adventure filled with sorcerers, dragons, bandits¿and one very deadly enemy. ...
    En stock

    S/ 45.00

  • HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
    RUSSELL PUNTER
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous Sherlock Holmes adventure is vividly brought to life in this full colour graphic novel adaptation. The faithful, dynamic retelling is accompanied by Andrea da Rold's superbly detailed illustrations which recreate the world of bustling Victorian London and the eerie Devonshire moors. Part of a new series of graphic novels from Usborne, bringi...
    En stock

    S/ 75.00

  • THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE AND OTHER...
    CRANE, STEPHEN
    The best-known work by famed American writer Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage is a compelling exploration of human emotion in the midst of battle. Revered for its pioneering style, the book explores themes of maturation, cowardice, and nature's cruelty. One of the most innovative writers of his generation, Crane's other notable works include "The Open Boat," "The Blue Ho...
    En stock

    S/ 69.00

  • BIG MOUTH & UGLY GIRL
    OATES, JOYCE CAROL
    Big MouthNo I did not. I did not, I did not. I did not say those things, and I did not plan those things. Won't It anyone believe me?Ugly GirlAll right, Ugly Girl made a mistake. I'd told my mom what I'd heard in the cafeteria, and she'd told Dad. Evidently. I'd thought for sure they would want me to speak up for the truth. ...
    En stock

    S/ 35.00

Otros libros del autor

  • NLLB: PYGMALION
    SHAW, BERNARD
    This volume is part of a new series of novels, plays and stories at GCSE/Key Stage 4 level, designed to meet the needs of the National Curriculum syllabus. Each text includes an introduction, pre-reading activities, notes and coursework activities. Also provided is a section on the process of writing, often compiled by the author. Shaw's play features Professor Henry Higgins wh...
    En stock

    S/ 27.00