The Brilliance of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’S Creative Perspective and Technical Ability |
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is the author of several novels, including Heat and Dust (1975), which wona Booker McConnell Prize and a National Book League award. In screenplay form,that work won an award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.Her screenplay adaptation of E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View (1908) won a Writers Guild of AmericaAward in 1986 and an Academy Award in 1987. Jhabvala’s screenplay Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990)received a New York Film Critics Circle Award. In 1993, her screenplayadaptation of Forster’s HowardsEnd (1910) was nominated for an Academy Award.