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The Encyclopedia of Novels Into Film, Second Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh; Foreword by Robert Wise
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  • ISBN-10: 1438130074
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3007-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $85.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 02/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 791.43
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 608

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:

"An outstanding selective survey of a fascinating topic, well suited to both general and academic audiences, and highly recommended for all public and academic libraries."—Choice

"A wonderful resource...especially appealing to those who want to explore how classic literature has been turned into cinematographic art."—School Library Journal

The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film, Second Edition provides a comprehensive, in-depth look at more than 300 American and foreign novels and their film adaptations. Edited and written by two renowned film scholars, with contributions from more than 70 top academics, this engaging reference explores both the popular and lesser-known films that have come to define this genre.

Each of the more than 300 illuminating entries provides an overview of the literary source and a critical assessment of its various film adaptations. This edition includes more than 30 all-new entries and numerous updates to cover new adaptations, as well as many new photographs. Providing an in-depth look at how books are selected for the silver screen, The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film, Second Edition is a fascinating study for anyone interested in film and literature.

New entries include:

  • Cold Mountain
  • The Far Side of the World (Master and Commander)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • The Hours
  • The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  • Mystic River
  • The Shipping News
  • Stuart Little
  • Whale Rider.

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