Lady Bathurst’s patriotic ballroom, or “Reading Austen at a Distance”: the French revolutionary wars in recent adaptations
Dow, Gillian E., Ford, Susan Allen and Brodey, Inger Sigrun (eds.) (2008) Lady Bathurst’s patriotic ballroom, or “Reading Austen at a Distance”: the French revolutionary wars in recent adaptations. Persuasions On-line, 28, (2)
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In this essay, I read some recent film and television adaptations of Austen “at a distance,” and think about both what is “beyond” that English landscape and “contemporary resonances” in Austen adaptations and work inspired by her writing. More specifically, I discuss the global Austen in relation to the French Revolution and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
|Keywords:||Jane Austen, Film, Adaptation, French Revolutionary Wars|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
|Date Deposited:||03 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:52|
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