The cinematic Jane Austen : essays on the filmic sensibility of the novels / by David Monaghan, Ariane Hudelet and John Wiltshire

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Book
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Main Collection post-1900  [ Browse Items ]
Publication Year
2009 
Subject
Literary Criticism 
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(SBN) 9780786435067 (softcover : alk. paper) :||(BIB) Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-191) and index||(CON) Introduction. Jane Austen, adaptation and the cinematic novel: theoretical considerations / David Monaghan -- Jane Austen: sight and sound / John Wiltshire -- By candlelight: Jane Austen, technology and the heritage film / John Wiltshire -- Beyond words, beyond images: Jane Austen and the art of mise-en-scËne / Ariane Hudelet -- Deciphering appearances in Jane Austen's novels and films / Ariane Hudelet -- Mr. Darcy's smile / John Wiltshire -- Reinventing Fanny Price: Patricia Rozema's thoroughly modern Mansfeld Park / David Monaghan -- "A cheerful confidence in futurity": the movement motif in Austen's novel and Dear/Michell's film adaptation of Persuasion / David Monaghan -- The construction of a myth: the "cinematic Jane Austen" as a cross-cultural icon / Ariane Hudelet -- Afterword: on fidelity / John Wiltshire.||(SUM) "The novels of Jane Austen are typified by their comedic power, often demonstrated by the voice of their narrators. Yet what makes them arresting can also produce an unsatisfactory transformation to cinema, where the voice of a narrator becomes obtrusive. Each author examines Austen's texts for their inherent cinematic features, analyzing the use of these features in films"--Provided by publisher. 
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vi, 197 p. ; 23 cm.  
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