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Author Stam, Robert, 1941-

Title Francois Truffaut and Friends : Modernism, Sexuality, and Film Adaptation
Published Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages)
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
Summary One of Franois Truffaut's most poignantly memorable films, Jules and Jim, adapted a novel by the French writer and art collector Henri-Pierre Roch. The characters and events of the 1960s film were based on a real-life romantic triangle, begun in the summer of 1920, which involved Roch himself, the German-Jewish writer Franz Hessel, and his wife, the journalist Helen Grund. Drawing on this film and others by Truffaut, Robert Stam provides the first in-depth examination of the multifaceted relationship between Truffaut and Roch
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
ISBN 0813540992 (electronic bk)
9780813540993 (electronic bk)