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Shakespeare: Script, Stage, Screen
Shakespeare: Script, Stage, Screen
By Longman
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ean: 9780321198136, isbn: 0321198131,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Shakespeare: Script, Stage, Screenis the only Shakespeare textbook to combine an anthology of Shakespeare's plays with histories of their stage productions and analyses of the films. This textbook approaches Shakespeare's plays through the lens of in...




Shakespeare, Aphra Behn and the Canon (Approaching Literature)
Shakespeare, Aphra Behn and the Canon (Approaching Literature)
By Routledge
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mpn: 65 b&w photographs, ean: 9780415135764, isbn: 0415135761,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
A clear introduction to the idea of the canon, exploring the process by which certain works, and not others, receive high cultural status. The work of Shakespeare and Aphra Behn is used to illustrate and challenge this process....


No Tricks in My Pocket: Paul Newman Directs
No Tricks in My Pocket: Paul Newman Directs
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SKU: #XX-053-30-0430800
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sku: XX-053-30-0430800, ean: 9780802111203, isbn: 0802111203,

Book by Stern, Stewart...


Between Opera and Cinema (Critical and Cultural Musicology)
Between Opera and Cinema (Critical and Cultural Musicology)
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ean: 9780815334507, isbn: 0815334508,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Leading scholars of opera and film explore the many ways these two seemingly unrelated genres have come together from the silent-film era to today....


Novels into Film: The Encyclopedia of Movies Adapted from Books
Novels into Film: The Encyclopedia of Movies Adapted from Books
By Checkmark Books
SKU: #1004-WS1301-A03010-0816039615
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sku: 1004-WS1301-A03010-0816039615, ean: 9780816039616, isbn: 0816039615,

Examines more than 120 literary works and their screen adaptations, discussing ways in which the films differed from their sources, how the visions of the director and the author differed, and the critical and commercial success of each film....


The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film
The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film
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ean: 9780816063819, isbn: 0816063818,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Alphabetically arranged entries for film adaptations provide the date of release, the production company, and the director and screenwriter, and discusses the plot of each film....


Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in Production)
Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in Production)
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521532204, isbn: 0521532205,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
For four centuries Twelfth Night has inspired theatre directors and performers: some have found class war; some have seen Malvolio as a tragic hero; some have found a passive Viola and others have found an action woman. Whether a production's emphasi...


Rue case-nègres'''': Du roman au film (étude comparative) (Critiques littéraires) (French Edition)
Rue case-nègres"": Du roman au film (étude comparative) (Critiques littéraires) (French Edition)
By Editions L'Harmattan
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sku: TL273842399X, ean: 9782738423993, isbn: 273842399X,



Imitation of Life: Douglas Sirk, Director (Rutgers Films in Print series)
Imitation of Life: Douglas Sirk, Director (Rutgers Films in Print series)
By Rutgers University Press
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ean: 9780813516455, isbn: 0813516455,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Douglas Sirk (Claus Detler Sierck) was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1900. He made nine films before fleeing Nazi Germany, eventually coming to America. His best-known films, made during the 1950s—all of them melodramas—were Magnificent Obsession,...


Who Is Sherlock? Essays on Identity in Modern Holmes Adaptations
Who Is Sherlock? Essays on Identity in Modern Holmes Adaptations
By McFarland
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ean: 9780786499076, isbn: 0786499079,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Nearly 130 years after the introduction of Sherlock Holmes to readers, the Great Detective's identity is being questioned, deconstructed, and reconstructed more than ever. Readers and audiences, not to mention scholars and critics, continue to analyz...


Chimes at Midnight: Orson Welles, Director (Rutgers Films in Print series)
Chimes at Midnight: Orson Welles, Director (Rutgers Films in Print series)
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ean: 9780813513393, isbn: 0813513391,

Among the films inspired by Orson Welles's lifelong involvement with Shakespeare, the greatest is Chimes at Midnight (1966). It is a masterly conflation of the Shakespearean history plays that feature Falstaff, the great comic figure played by Welles...




The Wizard of Oz: The Official 50th Anniversary Pictorial History
The Wizard of Oz: The Official 50th Anniversary Pictorial History
By Grand Central Pub
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ean: 9780446514460, isbn: 0446514462,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
A commemorative volume offers the definitive pictorial history of one of the most popular movies of all time...


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
By Brand: Titan Books
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ean: 9781845767044, isbn: 1845767047,

Johnny Depp and Tim Burton join forces again in a big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical thriller Sweeney Todd.Depp stars as the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, joined by Helena Bonham Carter as Mrs. Lovett, Sweeney's amorous...


A Night in at the Opera: Media Representations of Opera
A Night in at the Opera: Media Representations of Opera
By University Of Luton Press
SKU: #XX-066-76-8251808
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sku: XX-066-76-8251808, ean: 9780861964666, isbn: 0861964667,

"Offering an arresting range of accounts by specialists in music, media, and popular culture on how the popular arts have represented opera, this book raises issues about the sociology of music and its implications for television and video culture. I...


But Darling, I'm Your Auntie Mame!: The Amazing History of the World's Favorite Madcap Aunt
But Darling, I'm Your Auntie Mame!: The Amazing History of the World's Favorite Madcap Aunt
By Kensington
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ean: 9780758204820, isbn: 0758204825,

Provides a close-up look at the many stage productions of the musical and its film adaptation of Patrick Dennis's best-selling novel Auntie Mame, looking at the creation of this legendary fictional character and the impact it had on the lives and car...


Creepshows: The Illustrated Stephen King Movie Guide
Creepshows: The Illustrated Stephen King Movie Guide
By Billboard Books
SKU: #XX-060-14-8323808
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sku: XX-060-14-8323808, ean: 9780823078844, isbn: 0823078841,

Inside Creepshows you will find a candid look at each and every Stephen King movie, sequel and spin-off, all complete with major cast and credit information, along with television adaptations, stage shows, radio plays and computer games and details o...


Faulkner and Film (Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Series)
Faulkner and Film (Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Series)
By University Press of Mississippi
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ean: 9781496807991, isbn: 1496807995,

Considering that he worked a stint as a screen writer, it will come as little surprise that Faulkner has often been called the most cinematic of novelists. Faulkner's novels were produced in the same high period as the films of classical Hollywood, a...


Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page
Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page
By Rutgers University Press
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mpn: 9780813572253, ean: 9780813572253, isbn: 0813572258,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
As Christopher Nolan’s Batman films and releases from the Marvel Cinematic Universe have regularly topped the box office charts, fans and critics alike might assume that the “comic book movie” is a distinctly twenty-first-century form. Yet adap...



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