Daphne Du Maurier: Haunted Heiress

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University of Pennsylvania Press, Oct 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 192 pages
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Auerbach examines the writer of depth and recklessness now largely known only as the author of Rebecca, looking at the way her sharp-edged fiction, with its brutal and often perverse family relationships, has been softened in film adaptations of her work. She reads both du Maurier's life in her writings, and the sensibility of a vanished class and time that haunts the fringes of our own age.


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Daphne du Maurier, haunted heiress

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In an engaging prose style, Auerbach, a scholar of Victorian and feminist studies, reveals her literary passion for du Maurier, which started at age 12 while she was attending summer camp. She devotes ... Read full review

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Very interesting. Nina took all of Daphne's books and analyzed them to what was going on in Daphne's life when they were written and how she thought about men, women and children, as well as a ... Read full review

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The Harbinger. Books. April 25, 2000.
DAPHNE DU MAURIER: HAUNTED HEIRESS Nina Auerbach University of Pennsylvania Press Philadelphia, 2000. Auerbach's study of the author of REBECCA presents a ...
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Nina Auerbach's ''Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress'' turns the focus on her writings and attempts to lay to rest the prevailing notion that she was just a ...
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Kazam Media News: Nina Auerbach at The Daphne Du Maurier Festival
Nina Auerback who is the author of the acclaimed biography “Daphne du Maurier - Haunted Heiress” talked about her book and her view of Daphne du Maurier ...
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In Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress, a fascinating, profoundly intelligent, and stunningly well‐written book, Auerbach also treats, among a variety of ...
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Literary Encyclopedia: Dame Daphne Du Maurier
A recent book by Nina Auerbach carries the title Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress. Certainly, du Maurier appears to have been keenly aware of her father's ...
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Daphne du Maurier: Haunted Heiress by Nina Auerbach (Philadelphia: University. of Pennsylvania Press, 2000), 180 pp., $24.95. ...
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caxtonian. JOURNAL OF THE CAXTON CLUB. VOLUME XV, NO. 8. AUGUST 2007. Peggy Sullivan. “S. he wrote Rebecca, didn’t she?”That. was the most common response ...
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About the author (2002)

Nina Auerbach is John Welsh Centennial Professor of History and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of numerous books, including Ellen Terry, Player in Her Time, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press, and Our Vampires, Ourselves.

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