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A Companion to Literature in Film provides state--of--the--art research on world literature, film, and the complex theoretical relationship between them. 25 essays by international experts cover the most important topics in the study of literature and film adaptations. * Covers a wide variety of topics, including cultural, thematic, theoretical, and genre issues * Discusses film adaptations from the birth of cinema to the present day * Explores a diverse range of titles and genres, including film noir, biblical epics, and Italian and Chinese cinema

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631230533
ISBN-10: 063123053X
Format: Hardback
(266mm x 188mm x 33mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robert Stam

Robert Stam is University Professor at New York University. His many books include Film Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell, 2000), Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media (with Ella Shohat, 1994), and Subversive Pleasures: Bakhtin, Cultural Criticism and Film (1989). With Toby Miller, he is the editor of Film and Theory (Blackwell, 2000) and The Blackwell Companion to Film Theory (2000). Alessandra Raengo is finishing her PhD in the Cinema Studies Department at New York University, where she occasionally teaches. Her dissertation explores race and vernacular social criticism in American culture between 1945 and 1968. Among her publications are The Birth of Film Genres (1999) and The Bounds of Representation (2000), both multilingual volumes edited with Leonardo Quaresima and Laura Vichi.

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