Cultural Afterlives and Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature: Wuthering Heights and Company by H. Shachar

Cultural Afterlives and Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature: Wuthering Heights and Company

byH. Shachar

Hardcover | July 17, 2012

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Film and television adaptations of classic literature have held a longstanding appeal for audiences, an appeal that this book sets out to examine. With a particular focus on Wuthering Heights, the book examines adaptations made from the 1930s to the twenty-first century, providing an understanding of how they help shape our cultural landscape.

About The Author

HILA SHACHAR is an Honorary Research Fellow in the discipline of English and Cultural Studies at The University of Western Australia. She also works as a writer for The Australian Ballet as part of their Publications Team, as well as numerous other print and online publications.

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Title:Cultural Afterlives and Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature: Wuthering Heights and CompanyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:244 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:July 17, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230294049

ISBN - 13:9780230294042

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Table of Contents

List of Figures 

Acknowledgements                     
Introduction: The Screen Afterlife of Wuthering Heights                              

Before the Afterlife: Analysing Wuthering Heights                      
The Cinema of Spectacle: Establishing the Wuthering Heights Tradition on the Eve of Hollywood's Golden Era                            
Moving Backward, Looking Forward: Jacques Rivette's Hurlevent                                                                                       
Wuthering Heights in the 1990s: Peter Kosminsky's Ambitious Narrative                                                                                         
Catherine and Heathcliff for the Y Generation: MTV's Modernisation of Wuthering Heights                                            
Critical Legacies and Contemporary Audiences: The Politics of Neo-Victorianism in ITV's 2009 Adaptation of Wuthering Heights                                                                                                                                
Afterword: Myths and Demystification                          &nb