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Frontline drama 4 : adapting classics

Author: Michael Fry
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 1996.
Series: Methuen contemporary dramatists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Adaptations of classics fill today's stages and screens. This issue of Frontline Drama brings together four superlative stage adaptations which demonstrate how contemporary dramatists have transformed well-known novels into something bold and new. Included are Jane Austen's Emma by Michael Fry, John Cleland's The Life and Times of Fanny Hill by April De Angelis, Charles Dickens's Great Expectations by John Clifford  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Plays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fry
ISBN: 0413704904 9780413704900
OCLC Number: 181883626
Description: xx, 340 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Jane Austen's Emma/ Michael Fry --
John Cleland's The life and times of Fanny Hill/ April De Angelis --
Charles Dicken's Great expectations/ John Clifford --
George Eliot's The mill on the floss/ Helen Edmundson.
Series Title: Methuen contemporary dramatists.
Responsibility: introduced by Michael Fry.

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"Adaptations of classics fill today's stages and screens. This issue of Frontline Drama brings together four superlative stage adaptations which demonstrate how contemporary dramatists have transformed well-known novels into something bold and new. Included are Jane Austen's Emma by Michael Fry, John Cleland's The Life and Times of Fanny Hill by April De Angelis, Charles Dickens's Great Expectations by John Clifford and George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss by Helen Edmundson. Michael Fry's introduction sets the issue of adapting classics into context."--BOOK JACKET.

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