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Framing and Reframing the Ladies: Viewing Attitudes in the Portrait of a Lady and Its Cinematic Counterpart Heike Andrea Fahrenberg

Framing and Reframing the Ladies: Viewing Attitudes in the Portrait of a Lady and Its Cinematic Counterpart

Heike Andrea Fahrenberg

Published January 8th 2010
ISBN : 9783631567050
Paperback
340 pages
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Striving to leave fidelity-criticism behind, this comparative analysis treats Henry James Portrait of a Lady and its cinematic counterpart by Jane Campion as complementary versions of Isabels story. The graphic integration of stills functioning asMoreStriving to leave fidelity-criticism behind, this comparative analysis treats Henry James Portrait of a Lady and its cinematic counterpart by Jane Campion as complementary versions of Isabels story. The graphic integration of stills functioning as visual evidence emphasizes the dialogic quality of this comparison based on non-essentialist feminist and post-structuralist principles. Mainly focusing on literary and visual strategies employed by both media to represent wo/men on page and screen, this analysis shows how those strategies result in a non-affirmative realism preventing both novel and movie from killing their ladies into art.