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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 150.00
The 525 notable works of 19th and 20th century American fiction in this reference book have many stage, movie, television, and video adaptations. Each literary work is described and then every adaptation is examined with a discussion of how accurate the version is and how well it succeeds in conveying the spirit of the original in a different medium.... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 60.00
This is a comprehensive collection of original essays that explore the aesthetics, economics, and mechanics of movie adaptation, from the days of silent cinema to contemporary franchise phenomena. Featuring a range of theoretical approaches, and chapters on the historical, ideological and economic aspects of adaptation, the volume reflects today’s... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of Animation and Cartoons is an introduction to all aspects of animation history and its development as a technology and industry beyond the familiar cartoons from the Disney and Warner Bros. Studios. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, photos, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on animators,... more...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
Adapting Philosophy looks at the ways in which The Matrix Trilogy adapts Jean Baudrillards Simulacra and Simulation, and in doing so creates its own distinctive philosophical position. Where previous work in the field has presented the trilogy as a simple beginners guide to philosophy, this study offers a new methodology for... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 7.28
Ben Sanderson is an alcoholic who has hit rock bottom. Cutting all personal and professional ties to his L.A. existence, he sets off for the lights of Vegas on a mission: to drink himself to death. There he meets Sera, a beautiful, seen-it-all hooker. From the moment Ben and Sera connect, they form a unique bond based upon unconditional acceptance... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95
When movie fans talk about their favorite films, they most often mention one or two particular scenes that they never tire of watching. This witty and engaging volume catalogs more than 500 of the most memorable scenes in movie history. Organized by theme, it recounts the best scenes featuring everything from accountants and adoption to whistling and... more...
- John Blake 2010; US$ 7.99
Charles Bronson is the most feared and most notorious convict in the British prison system. Renowned for his serial hostage-taking and his rooftop sieges, he is a legend in his own lifetime, who has had a critically acclaimed film made of his life. Yet he is a man of great warmth and humor; a man of huge artistic talent who exhibits his drawings... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2013; US$ 9.99
In the past, we have seen moves of God that were carried out by men in the flesh. This time when we hear the Spirit call, we are going to see every nation coming to Christ and saying, ?I heard it! I heard it! I was praying, and God spoke to me. I want to be saved!? The world cannot get mankind together. None of their programs, none of their laws,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
Rather than limiting the cinema, as certain French New Wave critics feared, adaptation has encouraged new inspiration to explore the possibilities of the intersection of text and film. This collection of essays covers various aspects of adaptation studies--questions of genre and myth, race and gender, readaptation, and pedagogical and practical approaches. more...