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Author Stam, Robert, 1941-

Title François Truffaut and friends : modernism, sexuality, and film adaptation / Robert Stam
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 239 pages) : illustrations
Contents The origins of Truffaut's Jules and Jim -- The new wave and adaptation -- The prototype for Jim: Henri-Pierre Roché -- New York interlude -- The Don Juan books -- The prototype for Jules: Franz Hessel and Flânerie -- Hessel as novelist -- Hessel's Parisian Romance -- The prototype for Catherine: Helen Grund Hessel -- L'Amour Livresque -- The polyphonic project -- Jules and Jim: the novel -- From novel to film -- Disarming the spectator -- Polyphonic eroticism -- Sexperimental writing: the diaries -- Sexuality/textuality -- The gendered politics of Flânerie -- Comparative Écriture -- Two English Girls: the novel -- Two English Girls: the film -- The (various) men who loved (various) women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-227) and index
Subject Roché, Henri Pierre, 1879-1959. Deux Anglaises et le continent
Roché, Henri Pierre, 1879-1959. Jules et Jim
Truffaut, François -- History and criticism.
Deux Anglaises et le continent (Motion picture)
Jules et Jim (Motion picture)
Form Electronic book