By R. Barton Palmer
The essays during this assortment examine significant movie variations of twentieth-century American fiction, from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The final multi-millionaire to Toni Morrison's liked. through the century, movies in line with American literature got here to play a significant function within the heritage of the yank cinema. Combining cinematic and literary ways, this quantity explores the variation strategy from belief via construction and reception. The individuals discover the methods political and historic contexts have formed the move from e-book to monitor, and the recent views that movies convey to literary works. specifically, they study how the twentieth-century literary modes of realism, modernism, and postmodernism have stimulated the types of smooth cinema. Written in a full of life and available kind, the e-book comprises construction stills and entire filmographies. including its significant other quantity on nineteenth-century fiction, the amount bargains a accomplished account of the wealthy culture of yank literature on monitor.