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Frontline Drama: v.4: "Emma", "Great Expectations", "The Mill on the Floss","The Life and Times of Fanny Hill"

Frontline Drama: v.4: "Emma", "Great Expectations", "The Mill on the Floss","The Life and Times of Fanny Hill"

Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, April De Angelis, George Eliot, Michael Fry, J. Clifford, Helen Edmundson

ISBN: 9780413704900

Discusses four stage and film adaptations which demonstrate how contemporary dramatists have transformed well-known novels. The novels are Jane Austen's "Persuasion", Charles Dicken's "Great Expectations", Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" and Na

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Four superlative stage adaptations by contemporary playwrights, giving bold new interpretations of classic novels This volume, relaunching the Frontline Intelligence series, contains stage adaptations by contemporary dramatists of well-known, well-loved classics. Included are Jane Austen's "Emma" by Michael Fry, John Cleland's "The Life and Times of Fanny Hill" by April De Angelis, Charles Dickens's "Great Expectations" by John Clifford and George Eliot's "The Mill on the Floss" by Helen Edmundson. The introduction by Michael Fry discusses the issue of adapting classics in context.
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Jane Austen

Jane Austen is one of the most iconic writers of 19th Century England, because of her blend of romanticism and realism in her novels of the landed gentry. She lived her entire life as part of a close family in the lower fringes of the English landed gentry. She was educated primarily by her father and older brothers as well as through her own reading. The full support of her family was critical to ... view full profile

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