Victorian Literature and Film Adaptation

by Abigail Burnham Bloom and Mary Sanders Pollock

Table of Contents


Introduction: Reframing the Victorians (Thomas Leitch)

Part I Reinterpreting the Victorians: Adaptation and the Techne of Revision

Chapter 1: Jekyll, Hyde, Jekyll, Hyde, Jekyll Hyde, Jekyll, Hyde: Four Models of Intertextuality (Thomas Leitch)

Chapter 2: The Poetics of Silent Film in Lubitsch’s Lady Windermere’s Fan (Jean-Marie Lecomte)

Chapter 3: Adapting Dickens’s A Christmas Carol in Prose (Natalie Neill)

Part II Modifying the Victorians: Adaptation and Shifts in Cultural Values

Chapter 4: The Power of Money: Browning’s “The Pied Piper” and Egoyan’s The Sweet Hereafter (Mary Sanders Pollock)

Chapter 5: Making Private Scenes Public: Conrad’s “The Return” and Chéreau’s Gabrielle (Gene M. Moore)

Chapter 6: Totally Clueless: Heckerling and Queer Sexuality in Austen’s Emma (Michael Eberle-Sinatra)

Chapter 7: From Victorian to Postmodern Negation: Enlightenment Culture in Thackeray’s and Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon (Louise McDonald)

Chapter 8: Intertextuality in Simon Raven’s The Pallisers and Other Trollope Films (Ellen Moody)

Part III Translating the Victorians: Teaching Books by Reading Movies

Chapter 9: Teaching Stoker’s Dracula with Multiple Film Versions: Nosferatu, Dracula, and Pages from a Virgin’s Diary (Sarah J. Heidt)

Chapter 10: Transposing Sherlock Holmes across Time, Space, and Genre (Tamara S. Wagner)

Chapter 11: Austen’s and Michell’s Persuasion in the University Classroom: Pedagogical Strategies (Laura Carroll, Christopher Palmer, Sue Thomas, and Rebecca Waese)

Bibliography compiled by Abigail Burnham Bloom, Thomas Leitch, and Mary Sanders Pollock




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