The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film

The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film

by John C. Tibbetts, John C Tibbetts and James M Welsh
     
 

Literature has long inspired filmmakers and screenwriters, who often labor to bring novelists' words, characters, and settings to the big screen. From such silent epics as Birth of a Nation to contemporary masterpieces such as The Lord of the Rings, the film industry has consistently looked to literature as its muse. The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film, Second… See more details below

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Literature has long inspired filmmakers and screenwriters, who often labor to bring novelists' words, characters, and settings to the big screen. From such silent epics as Birth of a Nation to contemporary masterpieces such as The Lord of the Rings, the film industry has consistently looked to literature as its muse. The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film, Second Edition provides a comprehensive, in-depth look at more than 300 American and foreign novels and their film adaptations. Enhanced by more than 100 photographs and line art illustrations, entries have been revised and updated throughout, and more than 30 new articles have been added to highlight the most recent adaptations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816033171
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.73(w) x 11.27(h) x 1.18(d)

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