Nineteenth-Century American Fiction on Screen
Edited by R. Barton Palmer
Normal Price: $170.00
Your Price: $153.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.65 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Nineteenth-Century American Fiction on Screen by R. Barton Palmer
Book DescriptionThe process of translating works of literature to the silver screen is a rich field of study for both students and scholars of literature and cinema. The fourteen essays collected in this 2007 volume provide a survey of the important films based on, or inspired by, nineteenth-century American fiction, from James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans to Owen Wister's The Virginian. Many of the major works of the American canon are included, including The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick and Sister Carrie. The starting point of each essay is the literary text itself, moving on to describe specific aspects of the adaptation process, including details of production and reception. Written in a lively and accessible style, the book includes production stills and full filmographies. Together with its companion volume on twentieth-century fiction, the volume offers a comprehensive account of the rich tradition of American literature on screen.
Buy Nineteenth-Century American Fiction on Screen book by R. Barton Palmer from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521842211
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author R. Barton Palmer
George Cukor, Hardback (July 2015)
Presents a critical analysis of the films and career of George Cukor. This title covers his work in theatre and his early films as well as his later work and emphasis on Cukor and performance. It features essays by leading film scholars.
International Noir, Hardback (October 2014)» View all books by R. Barton Palmer
Examines the influence of film noir on visual narrative and technique in global cinematic traditions. This book suggests that the film noir style continues to appeal on such a global scale because no other cinematic form has merged style and genre to effect a vision of the disturbing consequences of modernity.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Nineteenth-Century American Fiction on Screen book by R. Barton Palmer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - R. Barton Palmer
R. Barton Palmer is Calhoun Lemon Professor of English at Clemson University, South Carolina.
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