The Fantastic Made Visible

The Fantastic Made Visible

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Fantasy and science fiction began in print, and from the first films to the latest blockbusters, print stories have provided the inspirations, the ideas, and in some cases the detailed blueprints. Adaption Studies has long been an area of intense debate in literature and film studies, but no single work has ever approached fantasy and science fiction texts as unique and important areas of inquiry by themselves. The Fantastic Made Visible with 16 fresh essays is the first book to do exactly that. From the earliest adaptations of Jules Verne, Robert A. Heinlein, and Shakespeare to recent films based on The Hobbit, Planet of the Apes, and The Hunger Games, this book offers a wide range of critical approaches and films from around the world. Follow that journey from the earliest adaptations of Jules Verne, Robert A. Heinlein, and Shakespeare to today's films based on The Hobbit, Planet of the Apes, and The Hunger Games in what is the most complete collection of its kind currently available. Written in clear, jargon-free English, this book has a wide range of critical approaches and films from around the world.Essays on the Adaptation of Science Fiction and Fantasy from Page to Screen Matthew Wilhelm Kapell , Ace G. Pilkington ... Take, for example, the make-up brand Cover Girl, which prior to the release of Catching Fire produced a€œThe Capitol Collectiona€ that ... When we look at the overarching theme of the novels, do they not ask us to question our media and to be contemplative about our government?


Title:The Fantastic Made Visible
Author: Matthew Wilhelm Kapell , Ace G. Pilkington
Publisher:McFarland - 2015-04-17
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