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Author Hazette, Valérie V., author.

Title Wuthering Heights on film and television : a journey across time and cultures / by Valérie V. Hazette
Published Bristol, UK ; Chicago, USA : Intellect, [2015]


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Contents Halftitle Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; List of Archival and Interview Material; Foreword; Introduction; Part I Contextualisation and Methodology; A Contextualisation of Emily Brontë's Novel; Chapter 1 Myth, the Fantastic and Wuthering Heights; Chapter 2 Emily Brontë and Her Local Sphere; B From the Novel's to the Films' Intertextuality; Chapter 3 The Myth of Psyche and the Fairy Tale of Beauty and the Beast; Chapter 4 Tristan and Iseult; Chapter 5 Georges Bataille and the Literature of Evil
Chart of the Mythical Components (MCs), Bataillan Themes (BTs) and Planar/Gothic FiguresC Adapting the Adaptation Discourse to Our Corpus; Chapter 6 Adaptation, Translation and the Unconscious of the Text; Three Relevant F-Words: Fidelity, Foreignisation and Figure; Flirting with the Dynamic Structures of the Imaginary: Gilbert Durand; Improvised Chart of the Heroic, Mystical and Dramatic Structures; Chapter 7 From Film Adaptation to Cultural Translation; After Babel: George Steiner; After Babel and Wuthering Heights; Part II The British Silent Era -- Looking Back at a Lost Picture
A Wuthering Heights and the Written EvidenceChapter 8 Absence of Footage; Chapter 9 Ideal's Programme -- Adaptation seen as Cultural Practice; Chapter 10 Ideal's Programme -- Gazing at Wuthering Heights, the Film; Chapter 11 Ideal's Programme -- Gazing at Wuthering Heights, the Novel; Chapter 12 Ideal's Programme -- The Gender of the Author; Chapter 13 Ideal's Programme -- Fidelity through the Locations; Chapter 14 Ideal's Synopsis -- Melodrama and Pictorialism; Chapter 15 Ideal's Synopsis -- The 'Ephemera' of the Lively Arts
B Recomposition of Wuthering Heights: An Insight into the Hermeneutic of 'Incursion'Chapter 16 A Modern (Silent) Motion Picture; Chapter 17 Wuthering Heights and Albert Victor Bramble; Chapter 18 Wuthering Heights seen through the Bramble-Stannard Partnership and Mr. Gilfil's Love Story; Chapter 19 Hitchcock's Hidden Collaborator, Eliot Stannard; Chapter 20 Wuthering Heights (1920), Poetic Realism and Hitchcock-Stannard's The Manxman (1929); Part III The Heritage and Cross-Heritage Transformations; A From the Cinema Classics to the Televisual Transformations
Chapter 21 L'Amour Fou (1933-1953)Chapter 22 L'Amour Mercenaire (1938-1939); Chapter 23 Audience Response in the UK (1939-1978): An Hermeneutic of 'Re-Appropriation'; The BBC Teleplays; The Lindsay Anderson's Film Project (1963-1965); The BBC2 Classic Serials; B The 'Period' Dramas and the 'Anti-Period' Dramas: Reflections on Cultural 'Accuracy' and Cultural 'Displacement'; Chapter 24 The British Period Dramas -- From One Generation to the Next, from Hollywood to ITV: Accuracy and Compensation; Tilley-Fuest (1970); Interview with Patrick Tilley; Interview with Bob Fuest
Summary Annotation Emily Bronte's beloved novelWuthering Heightshas been adaptedcountless times for film and television over the decades. Valerie V. Hazette offers here a historical and transnational study of thoseadaptations, presenting the afterlife of the book as a series of culturaljourneys that focus as much on the readers, film-makers, and viewersas on the dramas themselves. Taking in the British silent film; French, Mexican, and Japanese versions; the British television serials; andmore, this richly theoretical volume is the first comprehensive global analysis of the adaptation ofWuthering Heightsfor film and television."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848. Wuthering Heights -- Film adaptations
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848. Wuthering Heights -- Television adaptations
Wuthering Heights (Brontë, Emily)
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Television adaptations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781783204939