A Companion to Literature and Film (Blackwell Companions in by Robert Stam, Alessandra Raengo

By Robert Stam, Alessandra Raengo

A spouse to Literature in movie provides cutting-edge examine on international literature, movie, and the complicated theoretical courting among them. 25 essays by means of overseas specialists hide an important themes within the learn of literature and picture variations.

* Covers a wide selection of subject matters, together with cultural, thematic, theoretical, and style concerns
* Discusses movie variations from the delivery of cinema to the current day
* Explores a various diversity of titles and genres, together with movie noir, biblical epics, and Italian and chinese language cinema

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W. J. T. Mitchell, “Going Too Far with the Sister Arts,” in James A. W. ), Space, Time, Image, Sign: Essays on Literature and the Visual Arts (New York: Peter Lang, 1987), p. 1 (emphasis in original). Chapter 1 Notes 18 5 6 7 Kamilla Elliott 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Chapter 1 15 16 17 18 W. J. T. Mitchell, Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986), p. 43. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Laocoön: An Essay upon the Limits of Painting and Poetry (1766). This taxonomy builds on a more expansive set of poetry and painting differentiations developed since Lessing.

Stromgren and Martin F. Norden, Movies: A Language in Light (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984), p. 173. Eisenstein, “Film Language,” pp. 108, 115. Eisenstein extends the literary analogy from practice to criticism. Lamenting that “in comparison with analyses of [literature] . . my analysis is still quite descriptive and easy,” he offers analogical remedies: “An analysis of the very lenses employed in filming . . with camera angles and lighting . . would serve as an exact analogy to an analysis of the expressiveness of phrases and words .

Frank Lloyd, USA. ) Bleak House, Ideal Pictures, 1920. John L. Fell, Film and the Narrative Tradition (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1974). I am indebted to Guerric DeBona for this information. Astonishingly, he does not mention Thackeray’s illustrations, which are in the same school. shtml). I use David Bordwell’s term here from his On the History of Film Style (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997). As early as 1913, Adolph Zukor, president of Famous Players, informed audiences: “We are trying to let the story tell itself as far as possible.

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