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Fantasy fiction into film : essays

Fantasy fiction into film : essays

Author: Leslie Stratyner; James R Keller
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This work examines fantasy fiction, literal and figurative in fantastic film adaptation. Essays focus on movies and transformation and literal translation from text to film in the Lord of the Rings series, The Chronicles of Narnia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Howl's Moving Castle, Finding Neverland, The Wizard of Oz and the Broadway adaptation Wicked, and Practical Magic"--Provided by publisher

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Film adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fantasy fiction into film.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2007
(DLC) 2007026172
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Stratyner; James R Keller
ISBN: 9781476611358 1476611351
OCLC Number: 608554950
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 197 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Introduction: Fantasy Fiction into Film (Leslie Stratyner and James Keller) --
Three Rings for Hollywood: Scripts for The Lord of the Rings by Zimmerman, Boorman, and Beagle (Janet Brennan Croft) --
I Don't Think We're in Kansas Anymore: Peter Jackson's Film Interpretations of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings (Gwendolyn A. Morgan) --
"'Tree and Flower, Leaf and Grass': The Grammar of Middle-earth in The Lord of the Rings" (Robin Anne Reid) --
"My Brothers, I see in your eyes the same fear": The Transformation of Class Relations in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Sharon D. McCoy) --
The Lion, the Witch, and the War Scenes: How Narnia Went from Allegory to Action Flick (Megan Stoner) --
The Lion, the Witch and the Multiplex (Paul Tankard) --
Buckets of Money: Tim Burton's New Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Elizabeth Parsons) --
Charlie's Evolving Moral Universe: Filmic Interpretations of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (June Pulliam) --
The Americanization of Mary: Contesting Cultural Narratives in Disney's Mary Poppins (Donald Levin) --
Animating the Fantastic: Hayao Miyazaki's Adaptation of Diana Wynne Jones's Howl's Moving Castle (Matt Kimmich) --
From Book to Film: The Implications of the Transformation of The Polar Express (Eric Sterling) --
From Peter Pan to Finding Neverland: A Visual Biomythography of James M. Barrie (Sarah E. Maier) --
From Witch to Wicked: A Mutable and Transformational Sign (Jessica Zebrine Gray) --
From Private Practice to Public Coven(ant): Alice Hoffman's Practical Magic and Its Hollywood Transformation (Kathy Davis Patterson) --
About the Contributors --
Responsibility: edited by Leslie Stratyner and James R. Keller.


Examines the symbolism of fantasy fiction, literal and figurative representation in fantastic film adaptations, and the imaginative differences between page and screen. This work features essays that  Read more...


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