The Art of Adapting Victorian Literature, 1848-1920: by Karen E. Laird PDF

By Karen E. Laird

within the paintings of Adapting Victorian Literature, 1848-1920, Karen E. Laird alternates among readings of nineteenth-century degree and twentieth-century silent movie diversifications to enquire the operating practices of the 1st adapters of Victorian fiction. Laird’s juxtaposition among level and monitor brings to lifestyles the dynamic tradition of literary edition because it constructed through the lengthy nineteenth-century. targeting Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, Charles Dickens’s David Copperfield, and Wilkie Collins’s the girl in White, Laird demonstrates how diversifications played the precious cultural paintings of increasing the unique novel’s readership throughout type and gender divides, exporting the English novel to the United States, and commemorating the novelists via variations that functioned as digital literary tourism. Bridging the divide among literary feedback, movie reports, and theatre heritage, Laird’s publication unearths how the Victorian adapters set the degree for our modern movie edition industry.

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