Anthony Minghella Essays
The Poetics of The English Patient: From the White Page to the Silver Screen
The English Patient (Film)
The English Patient has been referred to as "a poem disguised as a novel." Much emphasis is directed toward Michael Ondaatje's language, which "takes center stage, gliding and soaring, drifting into the hidden rooms of his character's souls,...
Class, Clothing and Landscape: A Deconstruction of The Talented Mr. Ripley College
The Talented Mr. Ripley (Film)
Anthony Minghella’s 1999 film adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel, The Talented Mr. Ripley, explores the issues and struggles associated with the quest to find one’s own identity. Minghella’s film employs a post-structuralist analysis, seeing...