Pygmalion

[n] - (Greek mythology) a king who created a statue of a woman and fell in love with it
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Pygmalion

In Greek mythology, a king of Cyprus who fell in love with an ivory statue he had carved. When Aphrodite breathed life into it, he married the woman...
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Pygmalion

noun (Greek mythology) a king who created a statue of a woman and fell in love with it; Aphrodite brought the sculpture to life as Galatea
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Pygmalion

(from the article `dance, Western`) ...a highly ambitious dramatic dancer. Despairing of the opéras-ballets of Paris, she went to London, where she performed in pantomimes and produced ... Dancers, too, wished to be liberated from the pannier and tonneler. In Pygmalion, a ballet of her own composition, Marie Sallé danced i...
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Pygmalion

(from the article `Rameau, Jean-Philippe`) The zenith of Rameau`s career may be said to have encompassed the brief span from 1748, when he tossed off the masterpiece Pygmalion in eight days ...
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Pygmalion

(from the article `Shaw, George Bernard`) Possibly Shaw`s comedic masterpiece, and certainly his funniest and most popular play, is Pygmalion (performed 1913). It was claimed by Shaw to be a ...
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Pygmalion

(from the article `Benda, Georg`) ...toured Italy (1765–66) and composed Italian operas and intermezzi, but the works that won him renown throughout Europe were his melodramas Ariadne ...
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Pygmalion

(from the article `1938: Other Winners`) Screenplay: George Bernard Shaw; adaptation by Ian Dalrymple, Cecil Lewis, W.P. Lipscomb for PygmalionOriginal Story: Eleanore Griffin and Dore ...
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Pygmalion

in Greek mythology, a king who was the father of Metharme and, through her marriage to Cinyras, the grandfather of Adonis, according to Apollodorus ... [1 related articles]
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Pygmalion

[ballet] Highway 4 as a Main Road (red symbol) ...
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Pygmalion

[album] Pygmalion is the third and final studio album by the band Slowdive, released on February 6, 1995. A departure from their previous two albums, Pygmalion incorporated a more experimental sound tilted towards ambient electronic music, with sparse, atmospheric arrangements. All compositions were by Neil Halstead. Lyrics on tracks "Miran
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Pygmalion

[1938 film] Pygmalion is a 1938 British film based on the George Bernard Shaw play of the same title, and adapted by him for the screen. It stars Leslie Howard and Wendy Hiller. The film was a financial and critical success, and won an Oscar for best screenplay and three more nominations. The screenplay was later adapted into the 1956 theat
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Pygmalion

[play] Pygmalion is a 1912 play by George Bernard Shaw. Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess at an ambassador`s garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable s
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Pygmalion

[mythology] Pygmalion is a legendary figure of Cyprus. Though Pygmalion is the Greek version of the Phoenician royal name Pumayyaton, he is most familiar from Ovid`s Metamorphoses, X, in which Pygmalion was a sculptor who fell in love with a statue he had carved. Pumayyaton means "the gift of Pumay" or "Pumay has given as a gift/blessing" a
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Pygmalion

In Greek mythology, Pygmalion was a king of Cyprus who made an image in ivory of a maiden. He fell in love with the image and asked Venus to endow it with life. She did, and Pygmalion married the maiden.
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Pygmalion

Pygmalion (pigmāl'yun) . 1. In Greek mythology, king of Cyprus. He fell in love with a beautiful statue of a woman. When he prayed to Aphrodite for a wife like it, the goddess brought the statue to life and Pygmalion married her. In one version of the legend, the statue becomes Aphrodite; ...
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Pygmalion

In Greek mythology, a king of Cyprus who fell in love with an ivory statue he had carved. When Aphrodite breathed life into it, he married the woman and named her Galatea. Their children were Paphos and Metharme
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Pygmalion

[Rousseau] Pygmalion is the most influential dramatic work by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, other than his opera Le devin du village. Though now rarely performed, it was one of the first ever melodramas (that is, a play consisting of pantomime gestures and the spoken word, both with a musical accompaniment). It is formed of spoken monodrama with i
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Pygmalion

[opera] Pygmalion is a monodrama in one act by composer Georg Benda with a German libretto by Friedrich Wilhelm Gotter. The opera`s first performance was at the Ekhof Theater, the court theatre in Gotha, on September 20, 1779. Pygmalion was the fourth of the five theatrical collaborations of Benda and Gotter. Gotter based his text on Jean-J
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Pygmalion

[1937 film] Pygmalion is a 1937 Dutch film directed by Ludwig Berger. ==Plot== The film is set in Amsterdam. Elisa "Lisa" is a poor Doeluttel but brutal flower seller from the lower class, with a flat Amsterdam accent. Professor Higgins, a linguist and speech teacher, was shocked by her manner and speech articulation when he encountered Lis
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Pygmalion

[name] Pygmalion is a Greek name. Pygmalion—or Pygmaion according to Hesychios of Alexandria—is probably a Cypriot form of Adonis, a Levantine vegetation-god. In Greek mythology, Pygmalion was a sculptor who fell in love with his statue. ==Persons== ...
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Pygmalion

[1983 film] Pygmalion is a critically acclaimed 1983 film made-for-Showtime starring and produced by Margot Kidder as Eliza Doolittle and Peter O`Toole as Professor Henry Higgens. ...
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