Edith Wharton on Film

Edith Wharton on Film

eBook - 2007
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Edith Wharton (1862- 1937), who lived nearly half of her life during the cinema age when she published many of her well-known works, acknowledged that she disliked the movies, characterizing them as an enemy of the imagination. Yet her fiction often referenced film and popular Hollywood culture, and she even sold the rights to several of her novels to Hollywood studios. Edith Wharton on Film explores these seeming contradictions and examines the relationships among Wharton' s writings, the popular culture in which she published them, and the sub.
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, Ă2007
ISBN: 9780809387465
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 220 pages, [6] pages of plates) : illustrations


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