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FILM The Cinematic Jane Austen: Essays on the Filmic Sensibility of the Novels

The Cinematic Jane Austen


David Monahan, Ariane Hudelet and John Wiltshire

A Companion website to the book published in 2009. This page lists addition material for each chapter. For example for chapters 3 and 4:

3. Ariane Hudelet. “Beyond Words, Beyond Images: Jane Austen and the Art of Mise en Scène”

Google Book:

The Cinematic Jane Austen

Plus a short article by Ariane Hudelet:

I’d rather be watching Jane Austen: enhancing wish fuldilment in Jane Austen films

June 25, 2010 Posted by | film adaptation, film [its techniques] | Leave a comment

FILM Two screenplays

Finding what looks like a screenplay is often a bit of a disappointment: sometimes they are just transcripts from movies, so the action is missing.

Whether these two are the genuine article, or post facto re-constructions too, I can’t say. They look o.k, but don’t take them as gosphel. If it turns out they are not kosher, I will say so.



Robert Towne



Ethan and Joel Coen

June 24, 2010 Posted by | film directors, Film script/screenplay, film [its techniques] | , | Leave a comment