Jane Austen and Co. : remaking the past in contemporary culture / Suzanne R. Pucci and James Thompson, editors

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Subjects: English fiction--Film adaptations
Historical films--History and criticism
Women in motion pictures
England--In motion pictures
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817--Film adaptations
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817--Appreciation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2003
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Introduction: The Jane Austen Phenomenon: Remaking the Past at the Millennium / Suzanne R. Pucci, James Thompson 1
Pt. I. In the Classroom
1. How to Do Things with Austen / James Thompson 13
2. Popular Culture and the Comedy of Manners: Clueless and Fashion Clues / Maureen Turim 33
3. Love at the Hellmouth: Buffy the Vampire Slayer / Kristina Straub 53
Pt. II. In the Nation
4. Clueless: About History / Deidre Lynch 71
5. "It Can't Go on Like This": Dangerous Liaisons in the Reagan-Thatcher Years / Sarah Maza 93
6. Placing Jane Austen, Displacing England: Touring between Book, History, and Nation / Mike Crang 111
Pt. III. At Home
7. The Return Home / Suzanne R. Pucci 133
8. The Return to Repression: Filming the Nineteenth Century / Virginia L. Blum 157
9. A Generational Gig with Jane Austen, Sigmund Freud, and Amy Heckerling: Fantasies of Sexuality, Gender, Fashion, and Disco in and beyond Clueless / Denise Fulbrook 179
Pt. IV. In the Bedroom
10. Sleeping with Mr. Collins / Ruth Perry 213
11. Books to Movies: Gender and Desire in Jane Austen's Adaptations / Martine Voiret 229
12. Gender and the Heritage Genre: Popular Feminism Turns to History / Madeleine Dobie 247
App. Television, Film, and Radio Productions of Austen 261
Contributors 267
Index 271
Alternate Titles: Jane Austen and company
Additional Authors: Pucci, Suzanne R. (Suzanne Rodin), 1941-
Thompson, James, 1951-
Notes: LCCN: 2002029235
ISBN: 0791456153
ISBN: 0791456161 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The Jane Austen phenomenon: remaking the past at the millennium / Suzanne R. Pucci and James Thompson -- How to do things with Austen / James Thompson -- Popular culture and the comedy of manners: Clueless and fashion clues / Maureen Turim -- Love at the Hellmouth: Buffy the vampire slayer / Kristina Straub -- Clueless: about history / Deidre Lynch -- "It can't go on like this": Dangerous liaisons in the Reagan-Thatcher years / Sarah Maza -- Placing Jane Austen, displacing England: touring between book, history, and nation / Mike Crang -- The return home / Suzanne R. Pucci -- The return to repression: filming in the nineteenth century / Virginia L. Blum -- A generational gig with Jane Austen, Sigmund Freud, and Amy Heckerling: fantasies of sexuality, gender, fashion, and disco in and beyond Clueless / Denise Fulbrook -- Sleeping with Mr. Collins / Ruth Perry -- Books to movies: gender and desire in Jane Austen's adaptations / Martine Voiret -- Gender and the heritage genre: popular feminism turns to history / Madeleine Dobie
Physical Description: vi, 277 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 50252025
ISBN/ISSN: 0791456153
0791456161

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