Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 March 2000

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719052316

Bookseller Code (06)


From page to screen

Adaptations of the classic novel

Erica Sheen and Robert Giddings

Published by Manchester University Press

  • This book critically examines the long established tradition of adapting classic novels to film or TV screen An emerging area of interest - the relationship between film and literature and the way cinema and television have translated classic novels into moving pictures from the 30s to the 90s A wide-ranging but focused collection that is bang up to date and free of media jargon that looks at both the film and the book Includes discussion of: The English Patient, Pride and Prejudice and Middlemarch, Pickwick Papers, Dracula, Dickens, Conrad, Hardy and Waugh

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