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Film Adaptation and Its Discontents

From Gone with the Wind to the Passion of the Christ

Film Adaptation and Its Discontents( )
Author: Leitch, Thomas
Publication Date:Feb 2009
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $64.00
Book Description:

Most books on film adaptation--the relation between films and their literary sources--focus on a series of close one-to-one comparisons between specific films and canonical novels. This volume identifies and investigates a far wider array of problems posed by the process of adaptation.

Beginning with an examination of why adaptation study has so often supported the institution of literature rather than fostering the practice of literacy, Thomas Leitch considers how the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 cm
Author Biography
Leitch, Thomas (Author)
Thomas Leitch is the director of the film studies program at the University of Delaware. He lives in Newark, DE.

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