From Page to Screen: Adaptations of the Classic Novel

From Page to Screen: Adaptations of the Classic Novel

by Robert Giddings
     
 

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A collection of essays on film and television adaptations of well- known English novels by authors including Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Evelyn Waugh. Contributors consider the terms on which the classic novel continues to function as a storehouse for film and TV production, and show the extent to which film and TV are themselves increasingly the source of…  See more details below

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A collection of essays on film and television adaptations of well- known English novels by authors including Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Evelyn Waugh. Contributors consider the terms on which the classic novel continues to function as a storehouse for film and TV production, and show the extent to which film and TV are themselves increasingly the source of classic status for the novel as a literary form. Giddings teaches communication and culture at Bournemouth University. Sheen teaches English literature and film at the University of Sheffield. Distributed by St. Martin's Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719052309
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Giddings is Professor of Communication and Culture at Bournemouth University.

Erica Sheen is Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Sheffield.

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