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Title The Cambridge companion to literature on screen / edited by Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 261 pages)
Series The Cambridge companions complete collection
The Cambridge companions to literature and classics
Cambridge collections online
Cambridge companions complete collection
Cambridge companions to literature and classics
Contents Introduction -- Literature on screen: a synoptic view / Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan -- Theories of Literature on Screen -- Reading film and literature / Brian McFarlane -- Literature on screen, a history: in the gap / Timothy Corrigan -- History and Contexts -- Gospel narratives on silent film / Judith Buchanan -- William Shakespeare, filmmaker / Douglas Lanier -- The nineteenth-century novel on film: Jane Austen / Linda V. Troost -- Modernism and adaptation / Martin Halliwell -- Postmodern adaptation: pastiche, intertextuality and re-functioning / Peter Brooker -- Genre, Industry, Taste -- Heritage and literature on screen: Heimat and heritage / Eckart Voigts-Virchow -- "Don't let's ask for the moon!": reading and viewing the woman's film / Imelda Whelehan -- Post-classical fantasy cinema: The Lord of the Rings / I.Q. Hunter -- Adapting children's literature / Deborah Cartmell -- Literature on the small screen: television adaptations / Sarah Cardwell -- Beyond the "Literary" -- Classic literature and animation: all adaptations are equal, but some are more equal than others / Paul Wells -- High fidelity? Music in screen adaptations / Annette Davison -- From screen to text: novelization, the hidden continent / Jan Baetens -- A practical understanding of literature on screen: two conversations with Andrew Davies / Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan
Summary This Companion offers a multi-disciplinary approach to literature on film and television. Experts consider broad topics, such as the issue of adaptation from novels and plays to the screen, canonical and popular literature, fantasy, genre and adaptations for children
Notes "Cambridge collections online."
Title from home page (viewed Feb. 4, 2011)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject English literature -- Film adaptations
English literature -- Television adaptations
English literature.
Music, Dance, Drama & Film.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Television adaptations.
Form Electronic book
Author Cartmell, Deborah
Whelehan, Imelda, 1960-
ISBN 0521614864 (pbk.)
1139001442 (electronic bk.)
9780521614863 (pbk.)
9780521849623 (hard.)
9781139001441 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Literature on screen