Twentieth-Century American Fiction on Screen by R. Barton Palmer PDF

By R. Barton Palmer

ISBN-10: 0521542308

ISBN-13: 9780521542302

ISBN-10: 0521834449

ISBN-13: 9780521834445

The essays during this 2007 assortment examine significant movie diversifications of twentieth-century American fiction, from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The final magnate to Toni Morrison's loved. throughout the century, movies in accordance with American literature got here to play a principal position within the heritage of the yankee cinema. Combining cinematic and literary techniques, this quantity explores the variation strategy from perception via construction and reception. The participants discover the methods political and old contexts have formed the move from booklet to reveal, and the recent views that motion pictures deliver to literary works. specifically, they learn how the twentieth-century literary modes of realism, modernism, and postmodernism have motivated the varieties of smooth cinema. Written in a full of life and obtainable variety, the e-book contains creation stills and whole filmographies. including its spouse quantity on nineteenth-century fiction, the quantity bargains a finished account of the wealthy culture of yank literature on screen.

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