By Neil Sinyard

ISBN-10: 0415826772

ISBN-13: 9780415826778

ISBN-10: 1138969788

ISBN-13: 9781138969780

This is a finished survey of the connection among movie and literature. It appears on the cinematic diversifications of such literary masters as Shakespeare, Henry James, Joseph Conrad and D.H. Lawrence, and considers the contribution to the cinema made by way of vital literary figures as Harold Pinter, James Agree and Graham Greene. in different places, the publication attracts exciting analogies among convinced literary and movie artists, reminiscent of Dickens and Chaplin, Ford and Twain, and means that such analogies can throw clean mild at the matters less than evaluation. one other bankruptcy considers the movie style of the bio-pic, the various cinematic makes an attempt to render in concrete phrases the complexities of the literary existence, no matter if the author be Proust, Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Dashiel Hammett, Agatha Christie or Boris Pasternak.

Originally released in 1986, this can be a booklet to attract any reader with an curiosity in movie or literature, and is of especial worth to these excited by the instructing or learn of both subject.

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