Eighteenth-Century Fiction on Screen

Eighteenth-Century Fiction on Screen

by Robert Mayer (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521529105
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Robert Mayer is Associate Professor of English at Oklahoma State University. He is the author of History and the Early English Novel: Matters of Fact from Bacon to Defoe (Cambridge, 1997).

Table of Contents

Illustrations; Introduction: Is there a text in the screening room? Robert Mayer; 1. The cinema of attractions and the novel in Barry Lyndon and Tom Jones Peter Cosgrove; 2. Three cinematic Robinsonades Robert Mayer; 3. Adaptations of Moll Flanders Catherine N. Parke; 4. Film, censorship, and the 'corrupt original' of Gulliver's Travels Alan Chalmers; 5. Adapting Fielding for film and television Martin C. Battestin; 6. The spaces of Clarissa in text and film Cynthia Wall; 7. Jacques le fataliste on film: from metafiction to metacinema Alan J. Singerman; 8. 'Carnal to the point of scandal': on the affair of La religieuse Kevin Jackson; 9. Adaptations and cultural criticism: Les liaisons dangereuses 1960 and Dangerous Liaisons Richard Frohock; 10. Mapping Goethe's Wilhelm Meister onto Wenders's Wrong Move Margaret McCarthy; 11. Rob Roy: the other eighteenth century? Janet Sorensen; Filmography; Bibliography.

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