Murphy Robert

Robert J. Murphy


BSR Contributor Since December 31, 1969

Robert J. Murphy is a medical writer who lives in Drexel Hill, Pa.

Robert Murphy is a medical writer, guitarist and singer who has written and recorded two CDs. He contributed theater and pop music reviews to The News of Delaware County from 1985 to 1990 and to The Main Line Times from 1990 to 1996.

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Knightley (r.), with Matthew Macfadyen: The ulimate transformation.

Jane Austen novels on DVD

Jane Austen is ready for her close-up (and always has been)

Jane Austen's impenetrable prose is difficult to slog through— but her novels translate marvelously to the screen, as two DVD adaptations remind us. This is no accident. Long before the invention of cinema, Austen understood— as, say, Dostoyevsky or Proust or Mailer did not— the power of visual imagery.
Robert J. Murphy

Robert J. Murphy

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