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Adaptation of An Angel at My Table : An Autobiography Janet Frame , 1984 single work autobiography and To the Is-land Janet Frame , 1987 single work autobiography and The Envoy from Mirror City Janet Frame , 1985 single work autobiography
Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 An Angel at My Table
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Based on the autobiographies of New Zealand author Janet Frame.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: An Angel at My Table : The Screenplay, from the Three Volume Autobiography of Janet Frame
Form: screenplay
    • Auckland, Auckland (Region), North Island,
      c
      New Zealand,
      c
      Pacific Region,
      :
      Random Century ,
      1990 .
      Extent: 93p.p.
      Description: illus., ports
      ISBN: 1869410742
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Pandora , 1990 .
      Extent: 93p.p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0044407432

Works about this Work

An Angel at My Table (1990) : Janet Frame, Jane Campion, and Authorial Control in the Auto/biopic. Alexis Brown , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of New Zealand Literature , vol. 34 no. 1 2016; (p. 103-122, 5)

'What happens when an autobiographical project is taken up by film? How can visual media extend, distort, and reshape the image of the author? Janet Frame was a writer particularly concerned with modes of authorial representation, both visual and writerly. Her posthumous novel In the Memorial Room (2013) describes the writer Harry Gill's tenure of the Watercress-Armstrong Fellowship in Menton, France. At the reception celebrating his arrival in Menton, he is greeted by Connie Watercress, benefactor of the fellowship, her husband Max and their son Michael, a 'handsome richly bearded young man, the perfect stereotype of the 'young writer''. At this reception, the mayor of Menton approaches the foursome to take a photograph with the new Watercress-Armstrong Fellow - and mistakenly extends his hand to Michael. Though the mistake is immediately recognised, and the mayor sheepishly turns to Harry, it is too late - the photographers have already taken their photo, memorialising the event..  (Introduction)

An Angel at My Table Fincina Hopgood , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Making Film and Television Histories : Australia and New Zealand 2011; (p. 189-193)
An Angel at My Table Fincina Hopgood , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Making Film and Television Histories : Australia and New Zealand 2011; (p. 189-193)
An Angel at My Table (1990) : Janet Frame, Jane Campion, and Authorial Control in the Auto/biopic. Alexis Brown , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of New Zealand Literature , vol. 34 no. 1 2016; (p. 103-122, 5)

'What happens when an autobiographical project is taken up by film? How can visual media extend, distort, and reshape the image of the author? Janet Frame was a writer particularly concerned with modes of authorial representation, both visual and writerly. Her posthumous novel In the Memorial Room (2013) describes the writer Harry Gill's tenure of the Watercress-Armstrong Fellowship in Menton, France. At the reception celebrating his arrival in Menton, he is greeted by Connie Watercress, benefactor of the fellowship, her husband Max and their son Michael, a 'handsome richly bearded young man, the perfect stereotype of the 'young writer''. At this reception, the mayor of Menton approaches the foursome to take a photograph with the new Watercress-Armstrong Fellow - and mistakenly extends his hand to Michael. Though the mistake is immediately recognised, and the mayor sheepishly turns to Harry, it is too late - the photographers have already taken their photo, memorialising the event..  (Introduction)

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