Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A Close Study of the Relationship between Text and Film

Deborah Cartmell


Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A Close Study of the Relationship between Text and Film

Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A Close Study of the Relationship between Text and Film

  • Title: Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A Close Study of the Relationship between Text and Film
  • Author: Deborah Cartmell
  • ISBN: 9781408105931
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Paperback

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The study of literature adapted for the screen is a growing area of study in schools and universities Many students have to produce critical essays comparing the novel and film versions of a particular text The Screen Adaptations series offers a wealth of study material, from the literary context of the original work to thought provoking comparisons of the screen versionThe study of literature adapted for the screen is a growing area of study in schools and universities Many students have to produce critical essays comparing the novel and film versions of a particular text The Screen Adaptations series offers a wealth of study material, from the literary context of the original work to thought provoking comparisons of the screen versions to critical commentary and the afterlife of the films.Pride and Prejudice is a classic piece of literature, and any new adaptation is a major event With several well known TV and film versions available featuring stars such as Keira Knightley as well as a Bollywood version, discussions around how these films interpret the story, themes, and characters are a popular classroom choice for students and teachers alike.This new title in the Screen Adaptations series provides a rich source of material to help students understand and write about the reciprocal relationship between film and literature In addition to in depth analysis of the various screen versions and alternative readings, the book contains an interview with writer Andrew Davies, best known for his 1995 adaptation Following from Shakespeare, Jane Austen on screen is now an established part of literary studies, and the volume will conclude with a survey of the growing body of literature in the field.


Recent Comments "Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A Close Study of the Relationship between Text and Film"

Poorly researched and repetitive. Who edited this book? There are so many spelling mistakes, especially in names, it drove me mad.

I read this book for my Bachelor thesis and found it to be very readable. It is pleasantly written, not at all dry matter, and the authors speak modern language to explain their point. There is a lot of information in this book, on both modern and classic Austen adaptations, I really enjoyed reading the chapters on modern after-lives. A few new ideas were also planted in my head, which will definitely make it into my thesis. All in all, an enjoyable book for those who want to look a bit closer a [...]

Even though I was using this book as part of a reference for my dissertation I actually read it. Normally I skim or search for familiar words and get to the point so I can move on but I actually read this and enjoyed, the way of writing and the facts and questions that gave me food for thought. Plus it does help that I am in fact in love with everything Pride and Prejudice,

I really enjoyed reading this book for my bachelor thesis. It did not provide me with a lot of new information, nevertheless it was very enjoyable.


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