Women Adapting

Bringing Three Serials of the Roaring Twenties to Stage and Screen

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When most of us hear the title Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, we think of Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell’s iconic film performance. Few, however, are aware that the movie was based on Anita Loos’s 1925...

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“This book investigates the powerful yet previously overlooked connections between the rarely credited women who wrote, cowrote, influenced, and profited from the adaptation industry and popular...

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