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Adaptations: The aesthetics of sensation in Lust, Caution

At only 35 pages, Chinese author Eileen Chang’s 1979 short story ‘Lust, Caution’ is structured as a taut spy thriller. Set during the Japanese occupation of China during World War Two, Chang’s prose is direct and efficient, yet evokes well-springs of emotion, historical... Continue Reading →

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Masculinity and Perspective in Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain’ is one of eleven short stories in Annie Proulx‘s 1999 collection, Close Range. Ang Lee’s 2005 adaptation of the story retells Proulx’s brief 28 pages across 128 minutes of screen time, yet rarely if ever feels padded. Lee’s film lost out... Continue Reading →

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