Daphne du Maurier

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English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)

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The five case studies facilitate the development of arguments about the uses of metahistory and queer history to mobilise reinterpretations of female genealogies, which enhance our understandings not only of well-known Gothic authors such as Daphne du Maurier but also the popular Victoria Holt and her costume Gothics and the contemporary lesbian writer Sarah Waters.
Willmore said, "I have had a long interest in Daphne du Maurier and I collect examples of her work from old magazines or journals in the UK or America.
VIENNA A Vereinigte Buhnen Wien presentation of a musical in two acts with music and orchestrations by Sylvester Levay, book and lyrics by Michael Kunze, based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier.
The survey of the 700 members of the Romantic Novelists' Association put Charlotte Bronte's 'Jane Eyre' in second place, followed by 'Gone With the Wind' by Margaret Mitchell, 'Rebecca' by Daphne Du Maurier and Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights'.
THE son of author Daphne du Maurier - who wrote the chilling movie The Birds - found his mother's horror story had come true when he was attacked by violent seagulls.
Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress by Nina Auerbach.
WHEN Daphne du Maurier died in 1989, The New York Times obituary identified her solely as "the author of Rebecca and other highly popular Gothic and romantic novels.
His granddaughter, Daphne du Maurier, edited The Young George du Maurier: A Selection of His Letters, 1860-1867 in 1951.
His first American movie, Rebecca (1940), an adaptation of a Daphne du Maurier novel, won the Oscar for best picture.
He was plain old Tony Beke until adding a "Du" to his name to lend it an aristocratic touch, just like Daphne Du Maurier and Scooby Du.
It's a black and white gothic adaptation of the Daphne Du Maurier thriller starring Joan Fontaine, who marries widower Laurence Olivier.
Although stage adaptations have been done over the years - Daphne du Maurier wrote the original one herself - Rebecca hasn't been a particularly theatrical event and is not often done on the stage," she continues.
Gerald du Maurier, the father of writer Daphne du Maurier, was knighted in 1922 and was also the uncle of the Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired characters in Peter Pan.
WHAT could be more exciting for an actor than landing a role in a star-studded new adaptation of a novel by Daphne du Maurier, the author who gave us Rebecca, The Birds and Don't Look Now?
He retired in 1993 with a total of 1,678 wins; the record has since passed in turn to Richard Dunwoody and Tony McCoy The List Author, author - racehorses who share their names with classic novelists Boz (Dickens pen name) L Cumani 5yo Chesterton JJ Murphy 5yo Daphne Du Maurier I Semple 2yo Fyodor (Dostoyevsky) D Evans Joyce Tipperary winner 2004 Mark Twain A O'Brien 2yo Simenon A Balding 2yo Who am I?