Robert Emmet Long

Standard Name: Long, Robert Emmet

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Literary responses Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Updike again complained about RPJ 's refusal of sympathy to her characters. Robert Towers went further: linking this with Jhabvala's gender and (British) nationality, he accused her of revelling in her characters' discomfiture and degradation...
Literary responses Barbara Pym
Recent commentators (Charles Burkhart , Robert Emmet Long , Diana Benet , and Janice Rossen ) have expressed significant dissatisfaction with the ways in which this novel's conclusion overturns comic, romantic conventions, and have...
Literary responses Barbara Pym
It was well reviewed by another novelist, Lady Cynthia Asquith .
Beauman, Nicola. Cynthia Asquith. Hamish Hamilton, 1987.
325
In a BBC radio broadcast in 1978, Pym noted that this novel had caused someone to comment upon her dislike of men, to...
Literary responses Sylvia Townsend Warner
In the Saturday Review, American critic Robert Emmet Long praised her exceptional craftsmanship and the quality of her imagination.
Short Story Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Short Fiction Writers. Gale Research, 1988.
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Literary responses Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Henry James's biographer Leon Edel endorsed RPJ 's script for a grant application to the NEH , which, however, was unsuccessful.
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
96, 98
Robert Emmet Long thinks it one of her finest adaptations, both in...
Literary responses Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Robert Emmet Long (arguably insufficiently attentive to the loving pastiche of the young Austen) called the screenplay so textured and literary that it is surprising it works.
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
111
Residence Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Film critic Robert Emmet Long mentions that the three collaborators regularly breakfasted together.
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
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RPJ , however, saw her move to New York (where her plainly furnished apartment acquired two incongruous Oscar statuettes) as in...
Textual Features Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
According to Robert Emmet Long , this screenplay is a model of craftsmanship that refocuses urbanely Rubens's story of the fragility of relationships.
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
163
Textual Features Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
The story is set in Kansas City in the 1930s: her first mid-American film. Robert Emmet Long notes the script's fluid and minimalist quality,
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
172, 175, 177-8
its creation of a kind of poetry in...
Textual Production Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
This work originated as a screenplay; Robert Emmet Long calls it RPJ 's most cinematic novel.
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
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She said that writing it left her drained for the first time in more than thirty years...
Textual Production Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
RPJ declined, however, to write the screenplay for the next Merchant-Ivory film, released the following year, from Forster 's homosexual novel Maurice, unpublished during his lifetime. Laurie Sucher says RPJ felt this novel to...

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