The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen
Normal Price: $71.95
Your Price: $64.76 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.19! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.24 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen by Deborah Cartmell
Book DescriptionThis Companion offers a multi-disciplinary approach to literature on film and television. Writers are drawn from different backgrounds to 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. There are also case studies, such as Shakespeare, Jane Austen, the nineteenth-century novel and modernism, which allow the reader to place adaptations of the work of writers within a wider context. An interview with Andrew Davies, whose work includes Pride and Prejudice (1995) and Bleak House (2005), reveals the practical choices and challenges that face the professional writer and adaptor. The Companion as a whole provides an extensive survey of an increasingly popular field of study.
Buy Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen book by Deborah Cartmell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521614863
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Deborah Cartmell
Adaptations in the Sound Era, Hardback (July 2015)
"Tracks and reflects on the presence and marketing of 'words' in the early sound era, from adaptations of Shakespeare and 19th Century novels, to biopics"--
Teaching Adaptations, Hardback (November 2014)
Teaching Adaptations addresses the challenges and appeal of teaching popular fiction and culture, video games and new media content, which serve to enrich the curriculum, as well as exploit the changing methods by which English students read and consume literary and screen texts.
Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation, Paperback (August 2014)
This is a comprehensive collection of original essays that explore the aesthetics, economics, and mechanics of movie adaptation, from the days of silent cinema to contemporary franchise phenomena.
Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Paperback (September 2010)» View all books by Deborah Cartmell
Pride and Prejudice is a classic piece of literature and with several screen versions available (featuring stars such as Keira Knightley), as well as a Bollywood version. This book offers a rich source of study material to help students understand the reciprocal relationship between film and literature.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen book by Deborah Cartmell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Deborah Cartmell
Deborah Cartmell is Principal Lecturer, Subject Leader of English and Head of the Graduate School at De Montfort University, Leicester. Imelda Whelehan is Professor in English and Women's Studies and Faculty Head of Research at De Montfort University, Leicester.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.