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Pygmalion and Galatea: The History of a Narrative in English Literature

Pygmalion and Galatea: The History of a Narrative in English Literature

This title was published in 2001. Pygmalion and Galatea presents an account of the development of the Pygmalion story from its origins in early Greek myth until the twentieth century. It focuses on the use of the story in nineteenth-century British literature, exploring gender is... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781138728806
Barcode 9781138728806
Published 17 April 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Joshua, Essaka
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ISBN-13 9781138728806
ISBN-10 1138728802
Stock Available
Status Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Publication Date 17 April 2019
International Publication Date 17 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Joshua, Essaka
Category Literary Studies: General
World History: BCE To C 500 CE
Number of Pages 216
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Weight 600g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Literary Criticism
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 820.9
Catalogue Code Not specified

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This title was published in 2001. Pygmalion and Galatea presents an account of the development of the Pygmalion story from its origins in early Greek myth until the twentieth century. It focuses on the use of the story in nineteenth-century British literature, exploring gender issues, the nature of artistic creativity and the morality of Greek art.

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Author's Bio

Essaka Joshua is a Lecturer in the Department of English, School of Humanities, University of Birmingham, UK.

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