“Highsmith Was the Queen of Guilt”

  • Phyllis Nagy
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture book series (PSADVC)


Playwright, screenwriter and director Phyllis Nagy, who adapted Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley for the stage (1998) and The Price of Salt for the screen (Carol, 2015), talks about her experiences in adapting those texts. She also provides some insight into her screenwriting process, her favorite Highsmith adaptations, and the unique qualities of a cinema based on Highsmith.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Phyllis Nagy
    • 1
  1. 1.Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd.LondonUK

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