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Title Nineteenth-century American fiction on screen / edited by R. Barton Palmer
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 262 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / R. Barton Palmer -- A very American fable: the making of a Mohicans adaptation / Martin Barker and Roger Sabin -- Romancing the letter: screening a Hawthorne classic / Michael Dunne -- The movies in the Rue Morgue: adapting Edgar Allan Poe for the screen / Paul Woolf -- Readapting Uncle Tom's Cabin / Stephen Railton -- Screening authorship: Little Women on screen 1933-1994 / Deborah Cartmell and Judy Simons -- Melville's Moby Dick and Hollywood / David Lavery -- Screening male sentimental power in Ben-Hur / Marcia L. Pentz-Harris, Linda Seger, and R. Barton Palmer -- John Huston's The red badge of courage / Jakob Lothe -- Translating Daisy Miller / Douglas McFArland -- Jane Campion's The portrait of a lady / Harriet Margolis and Janet Hughes -- The Europeans-and the Americans / Brian McFarlane -- Sister Carrie becomes Carrie / Stephen C. Brennan -- Hollywood and The sea-wolf / Tony Williams -- An untypical typicality: screening Owen Wister's The Virginian / R. Barton Palmer
Summary An up-to-date illustrated survey of the important films based on, or inspired by, nineteenth-century American fiction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes filmography: pages 246-253
Notes Print version record
Subject American fiction -- 19th century -- Film adaptations.
Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Film adaptations.
Film adaptations.
Form Electronic book
Author Palmer, R. Barton, 1946-
LC no. 2007296786
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