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  • Title: Truman Capote: A Literary Life at the Movies
  • Author: Tison Pugh
  • ISBN: 9780820346687
  • Page: 315
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Truman Capote once remarked, My primary thing is that I m a prose writer I don t think film is the greatest living thing nonetheless, his legacy is in many ways defined by his complex relationship with cinema, Hollywood, and celebrity itself In Truman Capote A Literary Life at the Movies, Tison Pugh explores the author and his literature through a cinematic lens, skiTruman Capote once remarked, My primary thing is that I m a prose writer I don t think film is the greatest living thing nonetheless, his legacy is in many ways defined by his complex relationship with cinema, Hollywood, and celebrity itself In Truman Capote A Literary Life at the Movies, Tison Pugh explores the author and his literature through a cinematic lens, skillfully weaving the most relevant elements of Capote s biography including his highly flamboyant public persona and his friendships and feuds with notable stars with insightful critical analysis of the films, screenplays, and adaptations of his works that composed his fraught relationship with the Hollywood machine.Capote s masterful short stories and novels ensure his status as an iconic author of the twentieth century, and his screenplays, including Beat the Devil, Indiscretion of an American Wife, and The Innocents, allowed him to collaborate with such Hollywood heavyweights as Humphrey Bogart, John Huston, and David O Selznick Throughout his professional life he circulated freely in a celebrity milieu populated by such notables as Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marilyn Monroe Cinematic adaptations of his literature, most notably Breakfast at Tiffany s and In Cold Blood, play with or otherwise alter Capote s queer literary themes, often bleaching his daring treatment of homosexuality in favor of heterosexual romance.Truman Capote A Literary Life at the Movies reveals Capote s literary works to be not merely coincident to film but integral to their mutual creation, paying keen attention to the ways in which Capote s identity as a gay southerner influenced his and others perceptions of his literature and its adaptations Pugh s research illuminates Capote s personal and professional successes and disappointments in the film industry, helping to create a nuanced portrait of the author and bringing fresh details to light.
    Tison Pugh
    Tison Pugh is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Central Florida He is the author of Queering Medieval Genres and Sexuality and Its Queer Discontents in Middle English Literature and has published on children s literature in such journals as Children s Literature, The Lion and the Unicorn, and Marvels and Tales.


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    Pugh looks at how film influenced Capote's work and how is work was transformed into films. It is a fascinating study not only of Capote's work but also the film adaptations of his works. "As his partner Jack Dunphy explained, 'Truman had a way of telling half-truths and whole lies,' and Tennessee Williams while searching for a 'polite way of saying he does fabricate,' insightfully labeled Capote, not a liar, but a 'mythologist." 18"With more insouciant flags, Capote also professed to David Fros [...]

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