Dickens on Screen / Edition 1

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Overview

Television and movies, not libraries or scholarship, have made Charles Dickens the most important unread novelist in English. In addition to the millions of people already deploying the word "Dickensian" to describe their own and others' lives, many more who have never read Dickens are familiar with the term. They know of him because they have access to over a century of adaptations of his works for movies and television. Including an exhaustive filmography, this work will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Raises a number of issues that are pertinent to the many debates that center around the translation of nineteenth-century fiction into film more generally..." Kate Flint, Studies in English Literature

"For such a reader, this book offers a fresh and, at times, irreverent perspective on the complex interactions between film and literature...Glavin's collection lays a strong foundation upon which to build." Dickens Quarterly, Cara Lane, University of Washington

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521001243
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 11/27/2003
  • Series: On Screen Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 238
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

John Glavin is Professor of English, and Director of the John Carroll Scholars Program Georgetown University in Washington DC. He is the author of After Dickens: Reading, Adaptation and Performance (Cambridge 1999).

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Table of Contents

Illustrations; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction John Glavin; Part I: 1. Dickens, psychoanalysis and film: a roundtable Gerhard Joseph; Part II: 2. David Copperfield's home movies John Bowen; 3. David Lean's Great Expectations Regina Barreca; 4. Great Expectations on Australian television John O. Jordan; 5. Dickens 'The Signalman' and Rubini's La Stazione Alessandro Vescovi; 6. Bill Murray's Christmas Carols Murray Baumgarten; 7. Screen memories in Dickens and Woody Allen Robert M. Polhemus; Part III: 8. Writing after Dickens: the television writer's art John Romano; 9. Directing Dickens: Alfonso Cuaron's 1998 Pam Katz; 10. Playing Dickens: an interview with Miriam Margolyes; Part IV: 11. Cinematic Dickens and uncinematic words Kamilla Elliott; 12. Dickens, Eisenstein, film Garrett Stewart; 13. Orson Welles and Charles Dickens 1938-1941 Marguerite Rippy; 14. David Copperfield (1935) and the US curriculum Steve J. Wurzler; 15. Dickens, Selznick, and Southpark Jeffrey Sconce; 16. Tiny Tim on screen: a disabilities perspective Martin F. Norden; Part V: Dickens composed: film and television adaptation 1897-2001 Kate Charnell Watt and Kate Lonsdale.

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