Manderley


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Manderley

place of Maxim de Winter’s unhappy marriage, and of his happy one, goes up in flames. [Br. Lit.: D. duMaurier Rebecca in Magill I, 806]
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We would resist that temptation, emphasizing instead that the play's preoccupation with love as death is significant; and that Mary Rose herself provides the model for the eponymous ghost that haunts Manderley in Rebecca, the dual manifestation of Madeleine and Judy in Vertigo, the frigid protagonists of The Paradine Case and Mamie, and the ghostly voice that opens Family Plot.
I took my friend with me, who hadn't read the novel, and explained that Mrs Danvers is the head housekeeper at Manderley, the stately manor belonging to the wealthy Maxim de Winter, where he once lived with his first wife, the eponymous Rebecca.
Last night I dreamt I went-not to Manderley-but to Betis again, the fiesta and holiday haunts of my youth and childhood and my father's hometown where, like Manderley, my grandfather's house is 'no more ours no longer.
We enter the luxurious 20-story Manderley Resort in Santa Barbara less than 24 hours before its grand opening.
She has a panic room at her home in Manderley Castle near Dublin.
Imogen Sage is Mrs de Winter, the new wife of Max de Winter, owner of the Manderley estate in Cornwall.
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again' are the opening words of which novel?
Ornate in the extreme, with entire rooms dedicated just to moths, and a forbidden basement full of burbling red clay vats, the Sharpes' mausoleum-like home appears to be an LSD-spiked, Technicolor-nightmare version of Manderley.
After a hasty marriage, Marnie will be locked in the house, Wykwyn, a symbol of male power and privilege not unlike Manderley, as well as on the cruise ship on an enforced honeymoon, held captive by a combination of blackmail and good intentions.
The production by Kneehigh Theatre, who brought Brief Encounter here a few years ago, includes a lavish and labyrinthine set that capture's the book's Cornish seaside setting and the Manderley estate perfectly.