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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This book critically examines the long established tradition of adapting classic novels to film or TV screen. An emerging area of interest - the relationship between film and literature and the way cinema and television have translated classic novels into moving pictures from the 30s to the 90s. A wide-ranging but focused collection that is bang up to date and free

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This book critically examines the long established tradition of adapting classic novels to film or TV screen. An emerging area of interest - the relationship between film and literature and the way cinema and television have translated classic novels into moving pictures from the 30s to the 90s. A wide-ranging but focused collection that is bang up to date and free of media jargon that looks at both the film and the book. Includes discussion of: The English Patient, Pride and Prejudice and Middlemarch, Pickwick Papers, Dracula, Dickens, Conrad, Hardy and Waugh.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719052316
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
05/05/2000
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
0.57(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(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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