TITLE

A CINEMATIC SENSE OF THE MOMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Eisenstein, Sefgei
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Virginia Woolf Miscellany;Spring2003, Issue 62, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, "The Hours," inspired by Virginia Woolf's novel. "Mrs. Dalloway," did not evidence the art of "Mrs. Dalloway," yet the him of "The Hours" did. Cunningham's original theme owes a lot to its realization in film to an astonishing meeting of the minds of the writer Virginia Woolf, the English playwright/filmmaker David Hare, and the actors. It is Woolf's "art," that which is recondite, that escapes many first time readers of Woolf, that has been comprehended and communicated in this article. By using the literary tools of symbolism and metaphor, Hare manages to bring about, among other ideas, a sense of the "moment" as Woolf understood it.
ACCESSION #
12657584

 

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