Novels Into Film: Adaptations & Interpretations, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1682179559
  • ISBN-13: 9781682179550
  • DDC: 791.436
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

With essays on significant classic and contemporary novels and movie adaptations, this title will appeal to students of literature and film, as well as movie lovers from every walk of life. Each entry is written by a scholar in the field and is free of jargon. Providing authoritative information and scholarly analysis with a focus on narrative elements and adaptation strategies, the essays also introduce fundamental concepts in literary and film criticism and address the qualities that are specific to the two media of literature and film. Each entry provides background, context, analysis, summary, and suggestions for further reading. Essays address narrative elements like mood, plot, and characterization, and explore the differences between the two genres. Includes a glossary of important terms in literary and film criticism, time line, and introduction to writing about film.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction.
1: All Quiet on the Western Front.
2: Anita and Me.
3: Apocalypse Now.
4: Around the World in 80 Days (1956).
5: Atonement.
6: A Beautiful Mind.
7: Big Fish.
8: Billy Budd.
9: The Birds.
10: Blade Runner.
11: Breakfast at Tiffany's.
12: The Bridge on the River Kwai.
13: Brokeback Mountain.
14: Casablanca.
15: Children of Men (2006).
16: The Client.
17: Cold Comfort Farm.
18: Cold Mountain.
19: The Color Purple.
20: Contact.
21: Cool Hand Luke.
22: David Copperfield.
23: The Descendants.
24: Double Indemnity.
25: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931).
26: Emma.
27: Empire of the Sun.
28: The English Patient.
29: Fahrenheit 451.
30: A Farewell to Arms (1932).
31: Field of Dreams.
32: For Whom the Bell Tolls.
33: Forrest Gump.
34: The French Connection.
35: Gigi.
36: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
37: The Godfather.
38: Gone with the Wind.
39: The Graduate.
40: The Grapes of Wrath.
41: Great Expectations (1946).
42: The Great Gatsby (2013).
43: Hamlet (1948).
44: Harry Potter series.
45: The Help.
46: Hidden Figures.
47: The Hunger Games.
48: I Am Legend.
49: The Importance of Being Earnest (2002).
50: Into the Wild.
51: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956).
52: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978).
53: The Invisible Man.
54: It's a Wonderful Life.
55: Jaws.
56: Jurassic Park.
57: The Kite Runner.
58: Les Misérables (1935).
59: Little Women (1933).
60: The Lord of the Rings.
61: The Magnificent Ambersons.
62: The Maltese Falcon (1941).
63: The Martian.
64: “Master Harold”…and the Boys.
65: McCabe and Mrs. Miller.
66: Memento.
67: Mystic River.
68: No Country for Old Men.
69: O Brother, Where Art Thou?.
70: Of Mice and Men (1939).
71: Ordinary People.
72: The Pit and the Pendulum (1961).
73: Precious.
74: Psycho.
75: The Reluctant Fundamentalist.
76: A River Runs Through It.
77: Romeo and Juliet (1936).
78: The Scarlet Letter (1934).
79: Schindler's List.
80: Scrooge (1951).
81: The Searchers.
82: Searching for Bobby Fischer.
83: The Secret Life of Bees.
84: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947).
85: Sense and Sensibility.
86: Seven Years in Tibet.
87: The Shawshank Redemption.
88: The Shining.
89: Siddhartha.
90: The Silence of the Lambs.
91: Stand by Me.
92: Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans.
93: Terms of Endearment.
94: There Will Be Blood.
95: To Kill a Mockingbird.
96: Touching the Void.
97: 12 Angry Men.
98: 12 Years a Slave.
99: 2001: A Space Odyssey.
100: Vertigo.
Image Credits.
Index of Print Works by Title.
Index of Print Works by Author.
Index of Print Works by Date of First Publication.
Index of Films by Screenwriter.
Index of Films by Director.
Index of Films by Release Date.