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Edith Wharton on film

Author: Parley Ann Boswell
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2007.
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Edith Wharton (1862- 1937), who lived nearly half of her life during the cinema age when she published many of her well-known works, acknowledged that she disliked the movies, characterizing them as an enemy of the imagination. Yet her fiction often referenced film and popular Hollywood culture, and she even sold the rights to several of her novels to Hollywood studios. Edith Wharton on Film explores these seeming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Art
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boswell, Parley Ann.
Edith Wharton on film.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006102592
(OCoLC)77494486
Named Person: Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Parley Ann Boswell
ISBN: 9781435663459 1435663454 9780809387465 0809387468
OCLC Number: 246667558
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 220 pages, [6] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: A glittering place --
Charm incorporated : the short fiction --
The mechanical terror : the novels --
Going Hollywood : the thirties --
Wharton in bloom : the nineties --
Conclusion: Another country.
Responsibility: Parley Ann Boswell.
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