10. Authorial Histories

The Historical Film and the Literary Biopic

  1. Robert A. Rosenstone2 and
  2. Constantin Parvulescu3
  1. Hila Shachar

Published Online: 19 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118322673.ch10

A Companion to the Historical Film

A Companion to the Historical Film

How to Cite

Shachar, H. (2013) Authorial Histories, in A Companion to the Historical Film (eds R. A. Rosenstone and C. Parvulescu), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118322673.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Caltech, USA

  2. 3

    West University of Timisoara, Romania

Author Information

  1. University of Western Australia, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337242

Online ISBN: 9781118322673



  • literary biopic;
  • literary biographical films;
  • authors' biographies;
  • Shakespeare in Love;
  • historical films;
  • “Heritage” film;
  • nature;
  • Dylan's authorial identity;
  • The Edge of Love


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Jane Campion's Bright Star: The history of Fanny Brawne

  • John Maybury's The Edge of Love: Dylan Thomas's forgotten muses

  • References