Hall Caine and the melodrama on page, stage and screen
Hammond, Mary (2004) Hall Caine and the melodrama on page, stage and screen. Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, 31, (1), 39-57.
The Victorian novelist Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine (1853-1931) became a household name during a spectacular career that spanned more than forty years. He sold in total around ten million copies of his fifteen novels, extended their reach still further through several successful dramatisations, was mobbed by fans wherever he went, and was lauded or lampooned almost daily in the Press. This essay reviews and reassesses Caine's work and the intersections between his popular novels and plays, and adaptations of his works to film.
|Keywords:||thomas henry hall caine, melodrama, adaptation, early film|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PR English literature
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
|Date Deposited:||24 Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||08 Jun 2012 12:18|
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