Screening Novel Women / Edition 1

Screening Novel Women / Edition 1

by Liora Brosh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230008461

ISBN-13: 9780230008465

Pub. Date: 02/01/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

From Hollywood classics like Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights to the 1990s wave of Jane Austen films, adaptations of the British Nineteenth-century novel have been sensationally popular. This book examines how British and American filmmakers used the domestic novels of the past to construct stable gender ideals for the present.  See more details below

Overview

From Hollywood classics like Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights to the 1990s wave of Jane Austen films, adaptations of the British Nineteenth-century novel have been sensationally popular. This book examines how British and American filmmakers used the domestic novels of the past to construct stable gender ideals for the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230008465
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction PART ONE: THE 1930s AND 1940s: HOLLYWOOD AND BRITAIN Consuming Women: Pride and Prejudice and Wuthering Heights Maternal Desire: Jane Eyre Recovering Victorian Ideals: The Mill on the Floss Twisted Femininities: Great Expectations and Oliver Twist PART TWO: THE 1990s: CONVERGENCES Violence, Liberation, and Desire Re-creating the Classics: The Piano Notes Bibliography Index

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