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The genius of Jane Austen : her love of theatre and why she works in Hollywood, Paula Byrne

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The genius of Jane Austen : her love of theatre and why she works in Hollywood
Title
The genius of Jane Austen
Title remainder
her love of theatre and why she works in Hollywood
Statement of responsibility
Paula Byrne
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jane Austen loved the theatre. She learned much of her art from a long tradition of English comic drama and took joyous participation in amateur theatricals and her visits to the theatre in London and Bath. Her juvenilia, then 'Sense and Sensibility', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Mansfield Park' and 'Emma' were shaped by the arts of theatrical comedy. Her admiration for drama's dialogue, characterisation, plotting, exits and entrances is why she has been dramatised so successfully on screen in the last twenty years -- and these versions are at the centre of her continuing fame, culminating in her celebration on £10 note. From the stage adaptations of Austen's novels to modern classics, including the BBC 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Persuasion', Emma Thompson's 'Sense and Sensibility', and the phenomenally brilliant and successful 'Clueless', 'The Comic Muse' presents an Austen not of prim manners and genteel calm, but filled with wild comedy and outrageous behaviour
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Cataloging source
IHV
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Byrne, Paula
Dewey number
823.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4036
LC item number
.B923 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Austen, Jane
  • Austen, Jane
  • Austen, Jane
  • Theater
  • Theater
  • Women novelists, English
  • Women novelists, English
  • Art
  • Theater
  • Women novelists, English
Target audience
adult
Label
The genius of Jane Austen : her love of theatre and why she works in Hollywood, Paula Byrne
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as : Jane Austen and the theatre. London : Hambledon and London, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn990784907
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First U. S. Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xvii, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062674494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a891176
  • (OCoLC)990784907
Label
The genius of Jane Austen : her love of theatre and why she works in Hollywood, Paula Byrne
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as : Jane Austen and the theatre. London : Hambledon and London, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn990784907
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First U. S. Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xvii, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062674494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a891176
  • (OCoLC)990784907

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