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Highbury, Emma’s society, is characterized by a proliferation of illness, or rather an excessive concern about it. Physical illness is both a symptom and a symbol of the “ills” which plague this patriarchal society. According to ideas postulated by Michale Foucault in The Birth of the clinic. Emma I believe, establishes a connection between this triangular framework of illness and the struggle for power in an English village.

Power, as Austen saw it, resides exclusively with the patriarchy.

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While English professor Stuart Sherman points out in his program essay for Chicago Shakespeare Theater that the two centuries since have proved her very wrong, I confess I found myself disliking the Emma Woodhouse in Paul Gordon’s musical version of the book quite a bit. Rich and beautiful in scrumptious white gowns by costume designer Mariann Verheyen, with a mop of blond curls from wig designer Richard Jarvie, she’s supremely entitled, conceited, self-confident, and smug about her accomplishments.

Chief among those accomplishments, according to Emma, is her matchmaking ability. Gordon’s book, lovely score, and often witty lyrics work well together to further the story, and in the opening, she both congratulates herself for matching her former governess, Mrs. Weston Kelli Harrington , with Mr. Weston Michael Milligan and, lamenting the loss of her close companion, turns her attention to the next challenge: finding a mate for her best friend, Harriet Smith Ephie Aardema.

The man Emma has chosen for Harriett is Highbury’s most eligible bachelor, the vicar Mr. Elton Dennis William Grimes. Harriet, who doesn’t know her parentage and thus has no social standing, goes along to please the friend she holds dear, but she actually has eyes for another, the farmer Robert. Emma’s meddling infuriates long-time family friend and brother-in-law Mr. Several other characters who become important later are introduced early, perhaps too many for those who aren’t familiar with the novel.

Bates Emily Goldberg , and Jane Fairfax Erica Stephan , whom Emma considers her nemesis because she’s more beautiful and more accomplished. Later on, Mr. Weston’s estranged son, the dashing Frank Churchill Devin DeSantis shows up and, having been the subject of Emma’s past fantasies, at first bears them out but soon proves not to be the man of her dreams.

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Emma, “handsome, clever, rich”, believes she has a talent for matchmaking, but, she, herself, has no desire to be wed for most of the novel. In a sense, Emma’s.

Matchmaking is the favorite pastime of married women in India but what happens when a high society something girl, who is otherwise clueless about love, tries to play cupid? The director says she blended Austen’s ‘Emma’ into a story of a contemporary girl, whose constant matchmaking often leads to hilarious situations. She is a young, independent and fashionable girl.

She believes that she is doing good to the society by making two people fall in love. She is always trying to find the right match. But she is completely clueless about where she belongs,” Ojha said. The director, whose off-beat film ‘Chaurahein’ starring Zeenat Aman, Victor Banerjee and Soha Ali Khan was also inspired by Nirmal Verma’s work, feels there is nothing beautiful than a well adapted literary work. Emma had always fascinated me so I started developing a story around it and pitched it to various and met one actor who absolutely loved it and that was Sonam Kapoor,” Ojha says.

The “30 something” as Ojha puts herself has met enough matchmakers in her life to get a perspective on the whole marriage business in India. Not only the society women but young college girls too try their hands at it. When you hit 30s like I have, people are like ‘Oh, are you single? When are getting married? That’s why the subject attracted me,” Ojha adds.

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The new musical based on the 19th-century novel Emma is a happy surprise, finding a way to translate Jane Austen into a contemporary theatrical idiom without sacrificing the essence of the original work. It’s partly a surprise because songwriter-librettist Paul Gordon’s previous effort at musicalizing a classic novel, Jane Eyre, was more earnest than memorable. But this time, working with material in a far lighter tone, he has created a score that sounds fresh and at times catchy without betraying the period setting.

And the manner in which the music is integrated into his reworking of Austen’s prose feels both natural and illuminating. A young woman living in comfortable circumstances with her widowed father, Emma imagines herself, after one successful attempt at matchmaking, able to identify the perfect mates for her friends.

Her efforts go comically astray, setting up unions destined to fail, and undermining connections that hold genuine promise.

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Almost all of her novels have been made into movies; especially her last novel Emma , written , has been blessed with a lot of film adaptions. John Glenister ; Emma Meridian, ; dir. Diarmuid Lawrence ; Emma Miramax, ; dir. Douglas McGrath ; and Clueless Paramount, ; dir. Amy Heckerlings Clueless is not at all comparable with the other screen adaptions of Emma. So we can rather talk of an imitation than a translation. So Heckerling asked herself, how Emma would be, if she would live today.

And in her movie Clueless, Heckerling tried to achieve just that.

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The works of Jane Austen and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe seem, on first reading, to be so profoundly different, that if one were to compare them, one would find mainly differences, and not similarities. Indeed, existing criticism always qualifies any statements made to liken them. One critic has even moved from remarking on a resemblance, albeit relatively slight, in saying that, ‘Jane Austen’s novels could, indeed, be called educational novels though they bear little resemblance to the ‘Bildungsromane’ of Goethe’ Klieneberger 33 , to reminding the reader that, ‘It is significant that Jane Austen whose work marks the transition from the eighteenth-century novel of manners to the social realism of the nineteenth-century, should have started her career [

TheatreWorks’ ‘Emma’ in Mountain View. Dani Marcus as Harriet Smith (the unfortunate main victim/beneficiary of Emma’s matchmaking).

H ere are various items which may assist you in reading the novel. The charades and puzzles, information on literary allusions, and more are included. My first displays the wealth and pomp of kings, Lords of the earth! Another view of man my second brings, Behold him their, the monarch of the seas! But ah! Man’s boasted power and freedom, all are flown: Lord of the earth and sea, he bends a slave, And woman, lovely woman, reigns alone. My first doth affliction denote, Which my second is destin’d to feel, And my whole is the best antidote That affliction to soften and heal.

By Mr. Kitty, a fair but frozen maid, Kindled a flame I still [ftill] deplore; The hood-wink’d boy I call’d in aid, Much of his near approach afraid, So fatal to my suit [fuit] before. At length, propitious to my pray’r, The little urchin came; At once he fought the midway air, And soon [foon] he clear’d, with destrous care, The bitter relics of my flame. To Kitty, Fanny now succeeds [fucceeds], She kindles slow [flow], but lasting [lafting] fires: With care my appetite she [fhe] feeds; Each day some [fome] willing victim bleeds, To satisfy [fatisfy] my strange [frange] desires [defires].

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He is the only figure in her life capable of offering her just criticism. Knightley is a morally responsible Pygmalion figure. In other words, Mr. He not only gives Emma full credit for those virtues and abilities which she does possess but also refuses to view his role as moral exemplar with false pride. Furthermore, Mr. Knightley is not blind to his own faults, few though they are, for he recognizes both his jealousy of Frank Churchill and the inhibitory effect such jealousy has on his willingness to communicate his feelings.

But she the matchmaking for Harriet would be the due; she would find This is the dilemma of Emma to be a victim of her own illusions and creates a world of.

Stuart Tave writes that “With her quotation Like Puck she stands above the fools; she plays tricks, she acts a part, she mimics” Some Words Knightley as Lysander These studies have opened new perspectives on the text and on Austen’s creative use of Shakespeare. Readers who accept Austen’s invitation to see the novel in the context of Shakespearean comedy should not, however, limit themselves to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Hartfield edition of Shakespeare should also include a note on the parallels between Emma’s misreading of Mr.

Elton’s charade and Malvolio’s reading of Maria’s letter in Twelfth Night.

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A self-declared matchmaker, Emma uses her considerable and misguided talents to find partners for her less-fortunate friends. I just saw Emma and the performance and experience was delightful! Toni Schmiegelow. Valli Laneve. Photo by Jay McClure. Stephanie Holladay Earl and Anne G. Morgan in rehearsal for EMMA. Photo by Lindsey Walters. The cast of EMMA. Discover More Stuff That Happens Handsome, clever, and rich Emma Woodhouse, having successfully brought about the wedding of her former governess, decides to further develop her matchmaking skills.

Elton as her next target. The quick-witted family friend Mr. Knightley visits.

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Listen, I am nothing if not an absolute slut for period pieces. Although, with the promise of a release and a directorial debut from famous photographer Autumn de Wilde, I was eager to turn over a new leaf. Not to mention nothing momentarily cures a depressive bout like empire waistlines in the English Countryside. In fact to expect anything less than absolutely gorgeous visuals and a copacetic, playful shot direction is an insult.

For instance, the pacing. Despite a source material with centuries of history and countless adaptations, the second act still plateaus and feels a grand total of four hours long.

A self-declared matchmaker, Emma uses her considerable (and misguided) Though she declares she’ll never marry, even Emma falls victim to the pitfalls of.

What do matchmakers know that eludes the common man? What does the common man know that escapes the matchmakers? Matchmaking ignores these facts and truths on which good marriages are founded, exaggerating the role of the feelings and ignoring the importance of the mind, moral character, and the virtue of prudence in marital choices.

Matchmaking imagines sentiments that do not exist and does not let love follow its natural course in which like is attracted to like. Weston, Emma takes considerable pride in her role as matchmaker, boasting to Mr. Weston would never marry again, may comfort me for anything.

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Yup, they still like to hang around malls and the like, but this film offers as much comedic entertainment as the aforementioned Heckerling’s teen classic. Ok, so there’s no plot here to really speak of but the film is immensely enjoyable and despite it’s title, quite insightful. Terrific performances by everyone involved as well as a firm grasp on the trendy dialogue.

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