The cinematic Jane Austen
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The cinematic Jane Austen essays on the filmic sensibility of the novels by David Monaghan

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Film and video adaptations,
  • Film adaptations -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Monaghan, Ariane Hudelet, and John Wiltshire.
ContributionsHudelet, Ariane, 1975-, Wiltshire, John.
LC ClassificationsPR4038.F55 M66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22685816M
ISBN 109780786435067
LC Control Number2008050262

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