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|Author||: Margaret Mitchell|
|Editor||: Random House|
'My dear, I don't give a damn.' Margaret Mitchell’s page-turning, sweeping American epic has been a classic for over eighty years. Beloved and thought by many to be the greatest of the American novels, Gone with the Wind is a story of love, hope and loss set against the tense historical background of the American Civil War. The lovers at the novel’s centre – the selfish, privileged Scarlett O’Hara and rakish Rhett Butler – are magnetic: pulling readers into the tangled narrative of a struggle to survive that cannot be forgotten. WINNER OF NATIONAL BOOK AWARD AND PULITZER PRIZE 'For sheer readability I can think of nothing it must give way before' The New Yorker 'What makes some people come through catastrophes and others, apparently just as able, strong, and brave, go under?’ Margaret Mitchell
|Author||: Steve Wilson|
|Editor||: University of Texas Press|
Companion publication to the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition, September 9, 2014-January 4, 2015, marking the seventy-fifth anniversary of the film's release.
|Author||: Alexandra Ripley|
|Editor||: Grand Central Publishing|
THE PHENOMENAL #1 BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO MARGARET MITCHELL'S GONE WITH THE WIND "Alexandra Ripley is true to Scarlett's spirit and to Rhett's. Her sense of Mitchell's style is right on target." - Chicago Tribune The timeless tale continues... The most popular and beloved American historical novel ever written, Gone With the Wind is unparalleled in its portrayal of men and women at once larger than life but as real as ourselves. Now Alexandra Ripley brings us back to Tara and reintroduces us to the characters we remember so well: Rhett, Ashley, Mammy, Suellen, Aunt Pittypat, and, of course, Scarlett. As the classic story, first told over half a century ago, moves forward, the greatest love affair in all fiction is reignited; amidst heartbreak and joy, the endless, consuming passion between Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler reaches its startling culmination. Rich with surprises at every turn and new emotional, breathtaking adventures, Scarlett satisfies our longing to reenter the world of Gone With the Wind. Like its predecessor, Scarlett will find an eternal place in our hearts. #1 New York Times bestseller #1 Chicago Tribune bestseller #1 Los Angeles Times bestseller #1 Publishers Weekly bestseller #1 Washington Post bestseller
|Author||: Richard Barksdale Harwell|
A collection of the most significant writings about the book, film & author by the foremost authority on Gone With the Wind, Richard Harwell.
|Author||: Ellen F. Brown,John Wiley Jr.|
|Editor||: Taylor Trade Publications|
Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood presents the first comprehensive overview of how this iconic novel became an international phenomenon that has managed to sustain the public's interest for seventy-five years. Various Mitchell biographies and several compilations of her letters tell part of the story, but, until now, no single source has revealed the full saga. This entertaining account of a literary and pop culture phenomenon tells how Mitchell's book was developed, marketed, distributed, and otherwise groomed for success in the 1930s—and the savvy measures taken since then by the author, her publisher, and her estate to ensure its longevity.
|Author||: Alice Randall|
|Editor||: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
A literary parody of Gone With the Wind finds Scarlett O'Hara's beautiful Tara-born mulatto half-sister Cyrnara escaping her life of slavery in the world of the Old South to emerge into full life as a daughter, lover, and mother. A first novel. Reprint.
|Author||: Molly Haskell|
|Editor||: Yale University Press|
Haskell keeps both novel and movie at hand, moving from one to the other, comparing and distinguishing what Margaret Mitchell expresses from what obsessive producer David O. Selznick, directors George Cukor and Victor Fleming, screenplaywrights Sidney Howard and a host of fixers (including Ben Hecht and Scott Fitzgerald), and actors Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Hattie McDaniel, and others convey. She emphasizes the contributions of Selznick, Leigh, and in an entire chapter, Mitchell, drawing heavily and analytically on existing biographies, the literature of women and the Civil War, Civil War films (especially Birth of a Nation and Jezebel), and film criticism to such engaging effect as to not just revisit GWTW but to revive and intensify the enduring fascination of what Selznick dubbed the American Bible. --Olson, Ray Copyright 2009 Booklist.
|Author||: Margaret Mitchell|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The author's letters to an old flame and photographs accompany a romantic saga of a stormy love triangle and characters torn between passion and honor, whose lives are forever altered by a terrible catastrophe. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
|Author||: Pauline Bartel|
|Editor||: Taylor Trade Publishing|
A Must-Have for Gone With the Wind Fans! From Margaret Mitchell’s tattered manuscript to the film’s seventy-fifth anniversary, this book is a behind-the-scenes chronicle of Gone With the Wind—the book, the movie, and the phenomenon that continues today. Related in loving detail are inside stories of the writing and publishing of the novel; the Hollywood frenzy of transforming the book into film, including casting headaches, on-set tensions, and jinxed scenes; the premiere; and the Academy Awards. This updated edition also contains the scoop on the publication of two GWTW sequels; the disastrous debut of the Scarlett television miniseries; the post–GWTW lives of cast members, such as the news of Gable’s secret lovechild; the restoration of three original costumes in time for GWTW’s seventy-fifth anniversary; and much, much more. The reader-friendly format—fact-packed features, profiles, quizzes, and photographs—will delight any GWTW fan and make this the one book that no “Windie” can do without.
|Author||: Herb Bridges,Terryl C. Boodman|
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of an American Classic. Published in the spring of 1936, Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind was an immediate and overwhelming success; millions of copies were sold in its first year alone. By the time the film opened on December 15, 1939, the anticipation and excitement were so great that the city of Atlanta declared the day an official holiday. Since then, more than 300 million people have seen the film and every year hundreds of thousands of copies of the novel are sold in dozens of languages. This lavishly illustrated book is the ultimate behind-the-scenes history of the novel, the film, and the phenomenon of Gone With the Wind. It includes wonderful anecdotes, original quotes from the stars and the directors souvenir programs from the original premiere, many rare never-before published photographs, and more, from the smell of the smoke and the heat of the flames during the filming of the "burning of Atlanta" sequence to the soft touch of the red dust at the location Tara; from the fangue on the faces of cast and crew after grueling months of shooting to the thrill of premiere night, you will experience the unfolding drama as if you were there.
|Author||: Donald McCaig|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
“Exquisitely imagined, deeply researched . . . brings to the foreground the most enigmatic and fascinating figure in Gone with the Wind. This is a brave work of literary empathy by a writer at the height of his powers, who demonstrates a magisterial understanding of the period, its clashing cultures, and its heartbreaking crises. ” —Geraldine Brooks, author of March The only authorized prequel to Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind—the unforgettable story of Mammy. On a Caribbean island consumed by the flames of revolution, an infant girl falls under the care of two French émigrés, Henri and Solange Fournier, who take the beautiful child they call Ruth to the bustling American city of Savannah. What follows is the sweeping tale of Ruth’s life as shaped first by her strong-willed mistress, and then by Solange’s daughter Ellen and Gerald O’Hara, the rough Irishman Ellen chooses to marry; the Butler family of Charleston and their unexpected connection to Mammy Ruth; and finally Scarlett O’Hara—the irrepressible Southern belle Mammy raises from birth. As we witness the lives of three generations of women, gifted storyteller Donald McCaig reveals a nuanced portrait of Mammy, at once a proud woman and a captive, a strict disciplinarian who has never experienced freedom herself. Through it all, Mammy endures, a rock in the river of time. Set against the backdrop of the South from the 1820s until the dawn of the Civil War, here is a remarkable story of fortitude, heartbreak, and indomitable will—and a tale that will forever illuminate your reading of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind.
|Author||: Pauline Bartel|
|Editor||: Lyons Press|
Gone with the Wind: Day by Day chronicles the production, premieres and reception of the iconic film from January 1, 1939 to December 31, 1939. Engaging, daily behind-the-scenes entries provide a snapshot of what was happening on and off the set. Sidebars sprinkled throughout the months provide insightful, expert commentary about the cast, the costumes, the filming and more.Fans will enjoy following the day-by-day drama and intrigue of Gone With the Wind's production, on each event's exact date. This will be the one book that fans will turn to eagerly again and again. After all, when it comes to Gone With the Wind's history, tomorrow is another day.
|Author||: Herb Bridges|
|Editor||: Mercer University Press|
"This photographic essay contains photographs of the stars, of Atlanta before, during, and after the event, and of the citizens of the city who turned out not just for the movie but for receptions, the Premiere Ball, and other events. From movie stars to horse-drawn carriages, from a transformed theater to Gone With the Wind merchandise, this is the book that takes you back to an event often neglected in the Gone with the Wind story."--BOOK JACKET.
|Author||: Donald McCaig|
|Editor||: St. Martin's Press|
Fully authorized by the Margaret Mitchell estate, Rhett Butler's People is the astonishing and long-awaited novel that parallels the Great American Novel, Gone With The Wind. Twelve years in the making, the publication of Rhett Butler's People marks a major and historic cultural event. Through the storytelling mastery of award-winning writer Donald McCaig, the life and times of the dashing Rhett Butler unfolds. Through Rhett's eyes we meet the people who shaped his larger than life personality as it sprang from Margaret Mitchell's unforgettable pages: Langston Butler, Rhett's unyielding father; Rosemary his steadfast sister; Tunis Bonneau, Rhett's best friend and a onetime slave; Belle Watling, the woman for whom Rhett cared long before he met Scarlett O'Hara at Twelve Oaks Plantation, on the fateful eve of the Civil War. Of course there is Scarlett. Katie Scarlett O'Hara, the headstrong, passionate woman whose life is inextricably entwined with Rhett's: more like him than she cares to admit; more in love with him than she'll ever know... Brought to vivid and authentic life by the hand of a master, Rhett Butler's People fulfills the dreams of those whose imaginations have been indelibly marked by Gone With The Wind.
|Author||: Ben Nussbaum|
|Editor||: i5 Publishing|
Filled with classic photography of the film’s famous cast, this new collector’s edition Gone With the Wind is a celebration of one of the world’s favorite Hollywood epics. Released in 1939, Gone With the Wind continues to sustain a place in American popular culture, and this volume offers readers an irresistible combination of history, glamour, and intrigue about the movie that was voted the most popular film in history by the American Film Institute. In contemporary dollars, the film stands firm as the most successful box-office hit in of all time—not even tumbled by such modern-day blockbusters as Avatar, Titanic, or Star Wars. This new volume is filled with rare insight into the stars and creators of this timeless masterpiece, including much behind-the-scenes detail about the casting and making of the film that made “Scarlett O’Hara” and “Tara” household words around the world. Looking beyond the movie’s artistic accomplishments, Gone With the Wind also explores the history and politics of nineteenth-century America, making this volume of interest to devotees of the American South and Civil War buffs alike. Discover fascinating details about the making and magic of Gone With the Wind, including: -The search for Scarlett O’Hara—over 1,000 actresses interviewed for the role—and the controversial casting of Vivien Leigh -How the casting and cost of Clark Gable nearly derailed the multi-Oscar-winning film -How directors Victor Fleming, his predecessor George Cukor, and producer David O. Selznick shaped Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel into a true and timeless Southern epic -A glimpse at the film’s home state of Georgia, its famous Gone With the Wind museums and its prominence in the Confederate South -Captivating portraits of film’s four stars, Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland and Leslie Howard, as well as author Margaret Mitchell
|Author||: Anthony Doerr,Heidi Pitlor|
|Editor||: Best American Series (R)|
#1 New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr brings his"stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors" (San Francisco Chronicle) to selecting The Best American Short Stories 2019. #1 New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr brings his"stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors" (San Francisco Chronicle) to selecting The Best American Short Stories 2019. Doerr and the series editor, Heidi Pitlor, winnow down twenty stories out of thousands that represent the best examples of the form published the previous year.
|Author||: The Editors of LIFE|
Seventy-five years after America fell in love with the cinematic classic Gone with the Wind, LIFE revisits the making of the award-winning movie and gives readers a rare look into the film's captivating, behind-the-scenes drama. This richly illustrated book is a must-have collector's item for old fans and new. At age 75, Gone with the Wind endures magnificently and is often considered one of the best films of all time. The travails of getting the movie made in the 1930s were chronicled in the pages of LIFE (1,400 actresses interviewed before Vivien Leigh chosen; Selznick waited two years for Clark Gable to sign on to the project), as was the frenzy of its premiere. All of this coverage is revisited in this lavish coffee-table edition, which also includes behind-the-scenes photography from the set, stunning pictures of the famed burning of Atlanta scene, as well as all of the fascinating, intimate photography from the making of the movie. Furthermore, LIFE partnered with renowned southern authors to bring readers insight into the influence of the book and film on American culture and presents a side-by-side chronicle of what Gone with the Wind claims, and what really happened during the Civil War. This book is as informative and intriguing as it is beautifully illustrated.
|Author||: Helen Taylor|
|Editor||: Rutgers University Press|
Discusses the influence of the book and film versions of Gone With The Wind on their readers and viewers, and shares interviews with fans
|Author||: Helen Taylor|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing|
Gone with the Wind (1939) is one of the greatest films of all time - the best-known of Hollywood's Golden Age and a work that has, in popular imagination, defined southern American history for three-quarters of a century. Drawing on three decades of pertinent research, Helen Taylor charts the film's production history, reception and legacy.