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Literature through film

by Robert Stam | 09 September 2004
PAPERBACK
Category: Films Cinema & DVD
Synopsis
Written by a leading figure in film and literary studies, this accessible textbook offers a first-rate analysis of the process and the art of literature-to-film adaptations. Provides a lively, rigorous, and clearly written account of key moments in the history of the novel from Don Quixote and Robinson Crusoe up to Lolita and One Hundred Years of Solitude Emphasizes both the literary texts themselves and their varied transtextual film adaptations Examines numerous literary trends - from the self-conscious novel to magic realism - before exploring the cinematic impact of the movement Reinvigorates the field of adaptation studies by examining it through the grid of contemporary theory Brings novels and film adaptations into the age of multiculturalism, postcoloniality, and the Internet by reflecting on their contemporary relevance The book contains a wealth of insights for those who care about literature, film, and theory, offering the ideal introduction to this multifaceted subject. Together with its two companion volumes, it will doubtless change the field.
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Synopsis
Written by a leading figure in film and literary studies, this accessible textbook offers a first-rate analysis of the process and the art of literature-to-film adaptations. Provides a lively, rigorous, and clearly written account of key moments in the history of the novel from Don Quixote and Robinson Crusoe up to Lolita and One Hundred Years of Solitude Emphasizes both the literary texts themselves and their varied transtextual film adaptations Examines numerous literary trends - from the self-conscious novel to magic realism - before exploring the cinematic impact of the movement Reinvigorates the field of adaptation studies by examining it through the grid of contemporary theory Brings novels and film adaptations into the age of multiculturalism, postcoloniality, and the Internet by reflecting on their contemporary relevance The book contains a wealth of insights for those who care about literature, film, and theory, offering the ideal introduction to this multifaceted subject. Together with its two companion volumes, it will doubtless change the field.
€41.93
125 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
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Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781405102889
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 09/09/2004
Categories - All, Books, Fiction, Literature, Literary Reference & Essays, All, Books, Entertainment and Music, Entertainment Books, Films Cinema & DVD
No. of Pages - 408
Weight - 580
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 23
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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