ISBN 9780141439501 | 176 pages | 04 Feb 2003 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Shaw's brilliantly witty exposé of the British class system
Shaw radically reworks Ovid's tale with a feminist twist: while Henry Higgins successfully teaches Eliza Doolittle to speak and act like a duchess, she adamantly refuses to be his creation. First produced in 1914, it remains one of Shaw's most popular plays.
The Definitive Text under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence
With an Introduction by Nicholas Grene