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Adaptation, Authorship, and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

  • Shelley Cobb

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Introduction

A lively discussion of costume dramas to women's films, Shelley Cobb investigates the practice of adaptation in contemporary films made by women. The figure of the woman author comes to the fore as a key site for the representation of women's agency and the authority of the woman filmmaker.

Keywords

ADAPTATION WOMEN FILMMAKERS WOMEN'S CINEMA FEMINISM POSTFEMINISM AUTHORSHIP FILM STUDIES CULTURAL STUDIES GENDER CULTURAL POLITICS America bibliography drama Jane Austen knowledge William Shakespeare women

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  • Shelley Cobb
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SouthamptonUK

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