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Volume 101, 2021SAHD 2021 - 5th International Scientific and Practical Conference 2021 “Modern Science: Problems and Development Prospects (Social and Humanitarian Directions)”
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Philosophical, Historical and Philological Problems of the Modern World|
|Published online||26 April 2021|
Reception of the B. Shaw’s play "Pygmalion" in Russian literature
Federal State Public Institution of Higher Education «Omsk Academy of the Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation», Komarov Ave., 7, 644092 Omsk, Omsk region, Russia
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The article is devoted to the analysis of reception of B. Shaw's play «Pygmalion» in Russian literature. The article emphasizes that Russian literature had a huge impact on the formation and development of B. Shaw's aesthetic system and drama, as a result of which B. Shaw's drama acquired an epic character. The standard of «epic drama» is B. Shaw's play «Pygmalion». The extreme popularity, relevance and significance of B. Shaw's comedy «Pygmalion» for Russian literature are noted. The article examines translations of B. Shaw's play «Pygmalion» and individual-author's interpretations of Russian directors of English comedy as a form of reception of B. Shaw's play in Russian literature. It is said that the plot and images of B. Shaw's play «Pygmalion» received a new life in Russian literature. The author analyzes allusions and reminiscences with B. Shaw's comedy «Pygmalion» in Soviet prose and drama of the 20th – early 21st centuries. It is proved that B. Shaw's play «Pygmalion» is characterized by a rich reception in Russian literature.
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