Pygmalion | Study Guide

George Bernard Shaw

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Author

George Bernard Shaw

First Performed

1913

Type

Play

Genre

Romance

About the Title

The title, Pygmalion, refers to a Greek character in Ovid's poem Metamorphoses who sculpts a woman so perfect that he falls in love with her. With the intervention of the goddess Venus, she comes to life.

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