A Companion to Literature and Film

A Companion to Literature and Film

Editor(s): Robert Stam, Alessandra Raengo

Published Online: 17 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631230533

Online ISBN: 9780470999127

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999127

About this Book

A Companion to Literature in Film provides state-of-the-art research on world literature, film, and the complex theoretical relationship between them. 25 essays by international experts cover the most important topics in the study of literature and film adaptations.


  • Covers a wide variety of topics, including cultural, thematic, theoretical, and genre issues
  • Discusses film adaptations from the birth of cinema to the present day
  • Explores a diverse range of titles and genres, including film noir, biblical epics, and Italian and Chinese cinema

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