Pygmalion Review Sheet
February 19, 2004


10 English


George Bernard Shaw:


× Born in Dublin, Ireland


× Social Realist


× Dramatized social and political debate


× Fabian Society (socialist)


× Vegetarian/ Teetotater ˘hated÷ Shakespeare


× Wasnlt a stylist or a psychologist, but drama has power of invention


× Shape dialoge-Ë ˘great ear÷


× Lack of sentimentality


× Quick humor


× Humor in drama, and drama in humor


× Mythopoetic


× Term ˘Shawian÷ describes


o Wit


o Iconoclasm


o Polemicism


× WORKS


o Pygmalion (1913)


o Saint Joan


o Arms and The Man


o Heartbreak House


o Man and Superman


o Major Barbara


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