The History of British Literature on Film, 1895-2015

The History of British Literature on Film From The Death of Nancy Sykes to The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies and beyond cinematic adaptations of British literature participate in a complex and fascinating history The History

  • Title: The History of British Literature on Film, 1895-2015
  • Author: Greg M. Colón Semenza Robert Hasenfratz
  • ISBN: 9781623560430
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From The Death of Nancy Sykes 1897 to The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies 2014 and beyond, cinematic adaptations of British literature participate in a complex and fascinating history The History of British Literature on Film, 1895 2015 is the only comprehensive narration of cinema s 100 year old love affair with British literature Unlike previous studies of liFrom The Death of Nancy Sykes 1897 to The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies 2014 and beyond, cinematic adaptations of British literature participate in a complex and fascinating history The History of British Literature on Film, 1895 2015 is the only comprehensive narration of cinema s 100 year old love affair with British literature Unlike previous studies of literature and film, which tend to privilege particular authors such as Shakespeare and Jane Austen, or particular texts such as Frankenstein, or particular literary periods such as Medieval, this volume considers the multiple functions of filmed British literature as a cinematic subject in its own right one reflecting the specific political and aesthetic priorities of different national and historical cinemas In what ways has the British literary canon authorized and influenced the history and aesthetics of film, and in what ways has filmed British literature both affirmed and challenged the very idea of literary canonicity Seeking to answer these and other key questions, this indispensable study shows how these adaptations emerged from and continue to shape the social, artistic, and commercial aspects of film history.

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