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Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature


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Reissuing works originally published between 1968 and 1993, Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature offers a selection of scholarship covering the crossover of novels and the movies. Volumes on Shakespearean and Greek Tragedy films among others round this out to be an interesting compact collection of previously out-of-print works.

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Shakespearean Films/Shakespearean Directors

Shakespearean Films/Shakespearean Directors

1st Edition

Peter S. Donaldson
May 20, 2016

Originally published in 1990, this book brought a new rigor and subtlety to the interpretation of film adaptations of Shakespeare. Drawing on traditional literary analysis, psychoanalysis, and current film theory about gender and subjectivity, the author combines close readings of seven films with...

Novel Images: Literature in Performance

Novel Images: Literature in Performance

1st Edition

Peter Reynolds
February 28, 2016

Written specifically with the student in mind and focusing on a number of well-known texts, including Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Nicholas Nickleby, Nice Work and The Color Purple, the contributions in this book demonstrate how we can look critically at literary adaptations and learn to distinguish...

Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History

Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History

1st Edition

Robert Hamilton Ball
February 28, 2016

In 1899, when film projection was barely three years old, Herbert Beerbohm Tree was filmed as King John. In his highly entertaining history, Robert Hamilton Ball traces in detail the fate of Shakespeare on silent films from Tree’s first effort until the establishment of sound in 1929. The silent...

Greek Tragedy into Film

Greek Tragedy into Film

1st Edition

Kenneth MacKinnon
January 21, 2016

If Greek tragedy is sometimes regarded as a form long dead and buried, both theatre producers and film directors seem slow to accept its interment. Originally published in 1986, this book reflects the renewed interest in questions of staging the Greek plays, to give a comprehensive account and...

Filming Literature: The Art of Screen Adaptation

Filming Literature: The Art of Screen Adaptation

1st Edition

Neil Sinyard
November 26, 2015

This is a comprehensive survey of the relationship between film and literature. It looks at the cinematic adaptations of such literary masters as Shakespeare, Henry James, Joseph Conrad and D.H. Lawrence, and considers the contribution to the cinema made by important literary figures as Harold...

Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

1st Edition

Various
April 18, 2013

Reissuing works originally published between 1968 and 1993, Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature offers a selection of scholarship covering the crossover of novels and the movies. Volumes on Shakespearean and Greek Tragedy films among others round this out to be an interesting compact...

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