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Cultural afterlives and screen adaptations of classic literature : "Wuthering Heights" and company

Author: Hila Shachar
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Film and television adaptations of classic literature have held a longstanding appeal for audiences, an appeal that this book sets out to examine. With a particular focus on Wuthering Heights, the book examines adaptations made from the 1930s to the twenty-first century, providing an understanding of how they help shape our cultural landscape"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Named Person: Emily Brontë; Emily Brontë; Emily Brontë; Emily Brontë
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hila Shachar
ISBN: 9780230294042 0230294049
OCLC Number: 785873630
Description: xi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the screen afterlife of Wuthering Heights --
Before the afterlife: analysing Wuthering Heights --
The Cinema of spectacle: establishing the Wuthering Heights tradition on the eve of Hollywood's golden era --
Moving backward, looking forward: Jacques Rivette's Hurlevent --
Wuthering Heights in the 1990s: Peter Kosminsky's ambitious narrative --
Catherine and Heathcliff for the Y Generation: MTV's modernisation of Wuthering Heights --
Critical legacies and contemporary audiences: the politics of Neo-Victorianism in ITV's 2009 adaptation of Wuthering Heights --
Afterword: myths and demystification.
Responsibility: Hila Shachar.
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