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French literature on screen

Author: Homer B Pettey
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection presents new essays in the complex field of French literary adaptation. Using a variety of textual and interpretive approaches, it sheds light on issues of gender, sexuality, class, politics and social conventions while acknowledging a range of contexts, from the commercial to the archival and the aesthetic. The chapters, written by eminent international scholars, run chronologically from The Count  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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French literature on screen.
Manchester : Manchester University Press 2019
(OCoLC)1090684684
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Homer B Pettey
ISBN: 9781526133151 1526133156 9781526133168 1526133164
OCLC Number: 1101173720
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents: Introduction: screening French literature --
Homer B. Pettey and R. Barton Palmer<BR>2 The spectacle of Monte Cristo --
Jennifer L. Jenkins<BR>3 Adultery and adulteration in film versions of Flaubert's <i>Madame Bovary</i> --
Colin Davis<BR>4 For the first time on screen together: <i>Madame Bovary </i>and <i>Les Misérables</i> in 1934 --
Dudley Andrew<BR>5 The Americanization of Victor Hugo: Darryl F. Zanuck's <i>Les Misérables</i> (1935) --
Guerric DeBona<BR>6 From heterotopia to metatopia: staging Carmen's death -Phil Powrie<BR>7 From the <i>Recherche </i>on film toward a Proustian cinema --
Steven Ungar<BR>8 Otto Preminger's <i>Bonjour, Tristess</i>e: a tale of three women, if not more --
R. Barton Palmer<BR>9 Adapting Pagnol and Provence --
Jeremy Strong<BR>10 Maigret on screen: stardom and literary adaptation --
Ginette Vincendeau<BR>11 The making and remaking of <i>Thérèse Desqueyroux</i>: one novel, two films --
Susan Hayward<BR>12 <i>Elle</i> (2016), rape, and adaptation --
Homer B. Pettey<BR>Select bibliography
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