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Adapting Henry James to the screen : gender, fiction, and film

Author: Laurence Raw
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of Henry James's main achievements as a novelist was his ability to demonstrate how the notions of "masculinity" and "femininity" are socially constructed depending on a variety of contradictory social, political, sexual, and economic factors. His unique capacity to understand the ideological function of relationships often accepted as "natural" in late-nineteenth-century culture resulted in fiction that
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Raw, Laurence.
Adapting Henry James to the screen.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607837310
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Raw
ISBN: 0810857073 9780810857070
OCLC Number: 69792042
Description: vii, 297 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Berkeley square (1933) --
The lost moment (1947) --
The heiress (1949) --
I'll never forget you (1951) --
The innocents (1961) --
The nightcomers (1971) --
Daisy Miller (1974) --
On a clear day you can see forever (1970) and Somewhere in time (1980) --
The turn of the screw (1974) --
The portrait of a lady (1968) and The golden bowl (1972) --
The jolly corner (1975) --
The Europeans (1979) and the Bostonians (1984) --
The turn of the screw (1989) --
The turn of the screw (1992) --
Jane Campion's The portrait of a lady (1996) --
The wings of the dove (1997) --
Under heaven (1998) --
The turn of the screw (1995 and 1999) --
The American (1998) --
Washington square (1997) --
The house by the cemetery (1981) and The haunting of hell house (1999) --
Presence of mind (1999) --
The golden bowl (2001).
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Raw shows how changing priorities have affected the ways in which Henry James's novels have been translated to the screen, looking at everything from The Turn of the Screw and The Portrait of a Lady  Read more...

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An extensive bibliography and index round out this scholarly, in-depth literary and cultural analysis of the tenuous media transition of immortal stories. * Wisconsin Bookwatch, January 2007 * Raw's Read more...

 
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