Nineteenth-century American fiction on screen [electronic resource] / edited by R. Barton Palmer.
- Other Title:
- 19th-century American fiction on screen
- Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
1 online resource (278 p.)
- American fiction -- 19th century -- Television adaptations.
American fiction -- 19th century -- Film adaptations.
Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
- Electronic books.
- An up-to-date illustrated survey of the important films based on, or inspired by, nineteenth-century American fiction.
- Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 A very American fable: the making of a Mohicans adaptation; 2 Romancing the letter: screening a Hawthorne classic; 3 The movies in the Rue Morgue: adapting Edgar Allan Poe for the screen; 4 Readapting Uncle Tom's Cabin; 5 Screening authorship: Little Women on screen 1933-1994; 6 Melville's Moby-Dick and Hollywood; 7 Screening male sentimental power in Ben-Hur; 8 John Huston's The Red Badge of Courage; 9 Translating Daisy Miller; 10 Jane Campion's The Portrait of a Lady
11 The Europeans - and the Americans12 Sister Carrie becomes Carrie; 13 Hollywood and The Sea-Wolf; 14 An untypical typicality: screening Owen Wister's The Virginian; Filmography; Index
- Includes index.
- Palmer, R. Barton, 1946-
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