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Synopsis: This text includes discussions of a selection of literary adaptations, from Shakespeare to William Burroughs, as well as interviews with screenwriters and adaptors. It covers the major films from "Elizabeth" to " LA Confidential", and directors from Martin Scorsese to Peter Greenaway.
From the Back Cover: Third in the series of Sight and Sound Readers; Literary adaptations a well-studied topic and more heritage films are released than any other genre; Includes discussion of a range of films throughout the 90s, such as American Pyscho, The Beach and Jackie Brown; Includes section on Dystopias and Pulp Fictions; Major new essay by one of the UK's biggest name academics in the field of popular cinema; Period costume dramas are major box-office commodities, exploiting the lucrative gap between blockbusters and art films, with their mixture of rich visuals, popular sensibility, and literary association. But 'heritage cinema' is all too often discussed from literary (not cinematic) perspectives, and criticism of the films has long been overshadowed by the question of a film's fidelity (or lack of) to the original text. This volume of essays, reviews and interviews seeks to redress the balance, by examining the profitable but often antagonistic relationship between literature and film, representing both the view - and the critics of the view - that heritage cinema's elaborate aesthetics owe more to nostalgia than historical accuracy. In her challenging introduction to the volume, Ginette Vincendeau sketches the terms of the debate making a case for the genre as an important and often critically neglected form of popular cinema The latest in the series of Sight and Sound readers, Film/Literature/Heritage includes discussions of a wide selection of adaptations, from Shakespeare to William Burroughs, as well as interviews with the screenwriters and adaptors themselves, and covers all the major films from Elizabeth to LA Confidential, and directors from Martin Scorsese to Peter Greenaway. Contributors are drawn from the best industry, academic, literary and journalistic commentators on both sides of the Atlantic. They include Ian Christie, Richard Dyer, Lizze Francke, Andy Medhust, Claire Monk, Kim Newman and Amy Taubin.
Title: Film / Literature / Heritage: A Sight and ...
Publisher: British Film Institute
Book Condition: Good
Book Description British Film Institute, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007110481
Book Description British Film Institute, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. NICE CONDITION SOFTCOVER BOOK. NO WRITING OR MARKINGS IN TEXT. ONLY LIGHT WEAR TO COVER. A CLEAN & SOLID BOOK. Bookseller Inventory # J-944
Book Description British Film Institute, 2001. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In good all round condition. , 700grams, ISBN:9780851708416. Bookseller Inventory # 6965184
Book Description British Film Institute, 01.07.2001., 2001. Book Condition: Sehr gut. Auflage: 2001. 284 Seiten kleine Lagerspuren am Buch, Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen 214862 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 620 23,2 x 15,2 x 2,6 cm, Taschenbuch. Bookseller Inventory # 176708
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