Gothic Melodrama and Spiritual Romance: Vision and Fidelity in Two Versions of Jane Eyre

Riley, Michael
March 1975
Literature Film Quarterly;Spring75, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p145
Academic Journal
Compares two film versions of Charlotte Bronte's 'Jane Eyre,' with a view to understanding what constitutes fidelity in cinematic adaptation of novels. Film versions by Robert Stevenson and Delbert Mann; Author's verdict that the Mann picture is more faithful to Bronte's novel and to the filmmaker's own art than the Stevenson film is.


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