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Writing and cinema

Author: Jonathan Bignell
Publisher: New York : Longman, 1999.
Series: Crosscurrents (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study explores the relationship between writing and film, looking at box office successes such as "The Piano" and "The English Patient" as well as adaptations of 19th century "classic" novels,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Writing and cinema.
New York : Longman, 1999
(OCoLC)652357604
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Bignell
ISBN: 0582357586 9780582357587 0582357578 9780582357570
OCLC Number: 123295434
Description: xi, 268 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 'Whose stories you tell': writing 'Ken Loach' / John Tulloch and Rona Munro. --
Questions of authorship: Samuel Beckett and Film / Jonathan Bignell. --
Publicists --
distribution workers in the pleasure economy of the film industry / Kevin Moloney --
Preliminaries for a taxonomy and rhetoric of on-screen writing / Sean Cubitt. --
Writing, cinema and the avant-garde: Michael Snow and So Is This / Jim Hillier. --
Inscription in The Piano / Lib Taylor --
The mutinies on HMS Bounty / Robert Giddings. --
Three Madame Bovarys: Renoir, Minnelli, Chabrol / Alain J.-J. Cohen. --
The fiction is already there: writing and film in Blair's Britain / Stuart Laing. --
Public spaces and private narratives --
the plays and films of David Hare / Stephen Lacey. --
Preserving machines: recentering the decentered subject in Blade Runner and Johnny Mnemonic / Mark Bould. --
From SF to sci-fi: Paul Verhoeven's Starship Troopers / I.Q. Hunter --
Writing and reputation: The Searchers 1956-1976 / Douglas Pye. --
Writing on film: practical propositions / Reynold Humphries. --
Writing about specularity and Modernity: the case of Dancing Lady / Leighton Grist and David Lusted.
Series Title: Crosscurrents (London, England)
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Bignell.

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