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My Fair Lady 1964 movie trailer

My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story presents Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor … Continue reading

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Introduction to Literature Videos

Videos referenced in Introduction to Literature (EIL1 Videos) Module 1 Audio for A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909) Audio for The Diamond Necklace by Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) Dramatic Reading of The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry … Continue reading

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Introduction to Literature Focus Texts

Introduction to Literature study guide In this first level of Excellence in Literature, students will become familiar with the lesson format they’ll use through all five years of the curriculum. Introduction to Literature is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. … Continue reading

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Pygmalion: The 1938 Movie

Pygmalion is a 1938 British film starring Leslie Howard and Wendy Hiller. It is based on the play by George Bernard Shaw, and adapted by him for the screen. The film won an Oscar for best screenplay and was later adapted into musical … Continue reading

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George Bernard Shaw – a Biography by Archibald Henderson

George Bernard Shaw: His Life and Works, a Critical Biography by Archibald Henderson is an interesting old biography that includes good photographs and a genealogical chart. You may find this in your local library, read an online digitized copy at Google … Continue reading

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Pygmalion and Galatea Legend told by Thomas Bulfinch

Legend of Pygmalion and Galatea as told by Thomas Bulfinch [This version of the text comes from Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable, by Thomas Bulfinch, revised by Rev. E. E. Hale.] Pygmalion saw so much to blame in women … Continue reading

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