Totally Clueless : Heckerling and Queer Sexuality in Austen’s « Emma »
Chapitre de livre / Book chapter
This chapter offers a new reading of the sexual politics that are at play in Jane Austen's 1816 "Emma" through the exploration of film director Amy Heckerling's retelling of Austen's original story. Heckerling's 1995 film, "Clueless", can be understood as a free translation of "Emma" which allows an interrogation of some of the novel's received readings, especially those related to its male characters. [...]
Sinatra, Michael E., « Totally Clueless : Heckerling and Queer Sexuality in Austen’s "Emma" », dans Abigail Burnham Bloom et Mary Sanders Pollock (dir.), Victorian Literature and Film Adaptation, New York, Cambria Press, 2011, p. 123‑133.