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  • Erzählsituationen in Literatur und Filmby Matthias Hurst

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 133.00

    Taking its bearings from Franz K. Stanzel's theory of typical narrative situations, this study examines the narrative structuring of literary works and the way this is transposed into the medium of film. The first section prepares the theoretical ground for the development of a model allowing objective comparison and artistic evaluation of literary... more...

  • I See Youby Ellen Grabiner; Donald E. Palumbo; C.W. Sullivan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    In the blockbuster film Avatar, science fiction and the technological prowess of director James Cameron meet in a heady concoction that, while visually ravishing, could easily be dismissed as "eye candy." While critics most frequently acclaimed its breakthrough 3-D technology, close scrutiny of the film raises provocative questions about... more...

  • American Literature on Stage and Screenby Thomas S. Hischak

    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...

  • Horror and the Horror Filmby Bruce F. Kawin

    Anthem Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    ‘Horror and the Horror Film’ is a vivid, compelling, insightful and well-written study of the horror film and its subgenres from 1896 to the present, concentrating on the nature of horror in reality and on film. more...

  • Robot Storiesby Greg Pak; David Henry Hwang

    Immedium 2013; US$ 6.95

    Screenplays from a critically acclaimed independent movie and other short films by a rising Asian American director. more...

  • The Hunger Games A–Zby Martin Howden

    John Blake 2012; US$ 7.99

    Find out about the characters, the controversy, and how the books have been transformed for the Hollywood screen A is for Action Scenes?the Hunger Games trilogy is full of nail-biting action and tense battle scenes. B is for Bestselling Books? The Hunger Games and Catching Fire , the first two books in the series, were each New York Times bestsellers,... more...

  • A Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptationby Deborah Cartmell

    Wiley 2012; US$ 198.50

    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...

  • Blade Runner, Matrix und Avatareby Parfen Laszig

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    In dem Fachbuch analysieren renommierte Autoren rund 30 Filme unter psychodynamischen Gesichtspunkten: Wie weicht die Darstellung in den Medien von der Wirklichkeit ab? Und wie ver ndern sich Zuschauer, wenn sie damit konfrontiert sind? Am Beispiel bekannter und neu zu entdeckender Filme zeigen sie auf, wie sich virtuelle Realit ten, Konstrukte, Traumbilder... more...

  • The A to Z of Animation and Cartoonsby Nichola Dobson

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    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...

  • Adapting philosophyby Catherine Constable

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00

    Adapting Philosophy looks at the ways in which The Matrix Trilogy adapts Jean Baudrillard’s 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 ‘beginner’s guide’ to philosophy, this study offers a new methodology for... more...