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The History of American Literature on Film

The History of American Literature on Film( )
Author: Leitch, Thomas
Series edited by: Hasenfratz, Bob
Semenza, Greg M. ón
ISBN:978-1-62892-373-5
Publication Date:Jun 2019
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $220.00
Book Description:

From William Dickson's Rip Van Winkle films (1896) to Baz Luhrmann's big-budget production of The Great Gatsby (2013) and beyond, cinematic adaptations of American literature participate in a rich and fascinating history. Unlike previous studies of American literature and film, which emphasize particular authors like Edith Wharton and Nathaniel Hawthorne, particular texts like Moby-Dick, particular literary periods like the American Renaissance, or particular genres like...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.519 x 23.47 x 3.632 cm
Book Weight:0.454 Kilograms
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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