du Maurier


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English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)

English writer and illustrator

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The novel Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier was published in 1936 and it is believed she used it as the setting after becoming lost in fog on the Moors in 1930 and resting there overnight.
Filmed on location in Cornwall, My Cousin Rachel is a handsome adaptation of du Maurier's text that retains an air of tantalising mystery until the final frame.
An explosion of interest in Edwardian culture in recent years, furthermore, has yielded little on du Maurier's creation.
Whereas du Maurier's interest lies in the struggle of a traditional, stereotypical nuclear family to survive an attack by vindictive natural forces from the outside world, Hitchcock, it seems, is more concerned with the psychological human drama, the shocks inflicted on the townsfolk (and, by extension, the viewer) by the eponymous birds, and the possible aftermath of psychic meltdown.
In sections on Birmingham, London, and America, he discusses such matters as the family click, Chamberlain in excelsis, trailing clouds of glory, fish out of water, benevolent deity, bitter sweet days, Maria Tempest and Gerald du Maurier, near misses and sweet aloes, crossing the pond, old friends and new experiences, give my regards to Broadway, television, family and friends, playing oneself, and memorial.
And regional theatre goers have the chance to see the story played out on the stage when an adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier book heads north in May.
Nina Boucicault was the first Peter Pan and Gerald du Maurier, above, the first Captain Hook.
1993 _ Brandie Burton's 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff edges Betsy King for the du Maurier Classic title, the LPGA tour's final major of the season.
JAMAICA INN THE BBC's Daphne du Maurier adaptation looked nice but what were they were saying?A FRIENDS REUNION COURTNEY Cox told David Letterman this week that she can't even get all the cast together for a dinner let alone a renuion show.
The TV adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's classic gothic novel was filmed on location in Cornwall and Jessica and the cast braved the elements.
Time travel is a popular contemporary motif, exemplified, for example, in the perennial revival of versions of Dr Who, yet Daphne du Maurier's time travel narratives are still relatively little known.
Illustrated throughout with both black-and-white vintage and modern-day color photographs, Daphne du Maurier at Home is a coffee table book offering an in-depth glimpse into the life and influences of Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989), the British author of globally beloved books such as "Rebecca", "Jamaica Inn", "Frenchman's Creek", and more.
Acknowledging Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca as the inspiration for her gothic novel, Ohlin has transposed the setting of Manderley to an elite boarding school in the United States where Tess arrives as a new sophomore.
English writer Daphne du Maurier's novel Rebecca--first published in 1938 and adapted many times for the theatre, the cinema and the television--is still today a classic of popular fiction.
CHOICE The Scapegoat (9pm) Matthew Rhys, left, takes the lead in this adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's novel.