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The Classic American novel and the movies, edited by Gerald Peary and Roger Shatzkin

Label
The Classic American novel and the movies
Title
The Classic American novel and the movies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerald Peary and Roger Shatzkin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Discusses the movies that were based on the following books: The last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper, The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, The house of the seven gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Little women by Louisa May Alcott, The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, Daisy Miller by Henry James, Washington Square by Henry James, The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain, The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane, Billy Budd by Herman Melville, The turn of the screw by Henry James, McTeague by Frank Norris, Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser, The wonderful wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, The Virginian by Owen Wister, The sea wolf by Jack London, Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington, Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser, The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway, Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis, Little Caesar by W.R. Burnett, A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway, and The sound and the fury by William Faulkner
  • Discusses the movies that were based on the following books: The last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper, The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, The house of the seven gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Little women by Louisa May Alcott, The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, Daisy Miller by Henry James, Washington Square by Henry James, The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain, The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane, Billy Budd by Herman Melville, The turn of the screw by Henry James, McTeague by Frank Norris, Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser, The wonderful wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, The Virginian by Owen Wister, The sea wolf by Jack London, Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington, Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser, The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway, Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis, Little Caesar by W.R. Burnett, A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway, and The sound and the fury by William Faulkner
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1997.85
LC item number
.C55
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Peary, Gerald
  • Shatzkin, Roger
Series statement
Ungar film library
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  • American fiction
  • Motion pictures and literature
  • Film adaptations
  • American fiction
  • Motion pictures and literature
  • Film adaptations
  • Roman américain
  • Roman
  • Verfilmung
  • Literatur
  • USA
Label
The Classic American novel and the movies, edited by Gerald Peary and Roger Shatzkin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
  • Filmography: pages 321-336
  • Bibliography: pages 337-344
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The last of the mohicans (1826), James Fenimore Cooper. Maurice Tourneur's tragic romance / Jan-Christopher Horak -- The scarlet letter (1850), Nathaniel Hawthorne. "Triumphant ignominy" on the screen / Mark W. Estrin -- The house of the seven gables (1851), Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hawthorne's "fancy pictures" on film / E. Ann Kaplan -- Moby Dick (1851), Herman Melville. An interview with Ray Bradbury / Thomas Atkins ; Lost at sea / Brandon French -- Little women (1868-69), Louisa May Alcott. Life with Marmee: three versions / Kate Ellis -- The adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Mark Twain. Tom Sawyer: Saturday matinee / Dan Fuller -- Daisy Miller (1878), Henry James. An interview with Peter Bogdanovich / Jan Dawson ; An international episode / Kathleen Murphy -- Washington Square (1881), Henry James. Washington Square and The heiress: comparing artistic forms / Jerry W. Carlson -- The prince and the pauper (1882), Mark Twain. Faces in the mirror: Twain's pauper, Warners' prince / Peter Brunette -- The red badge of courage (1895), Stephen Crane. Uncivil battles and civil wars / Fred Silva -- Billy Budd (1886-91, 1924), Herman Melville. Melville's sailor in the sixties / Robert L. Nadeau -- The turn of the screw (1898), Henry James. Turn of the screw and The innocents: two types of ambiguity / Jeanne Thomas Allen -- McTeague (1899), Frank Norris. Frank Norris: his share of greed / George Wead -- Sister Carrie (1900), Theodore Dreiser. Wyler's suburban sister: Carrie 1952 / Carolyn Geduld -- The wonderful world of Oz (1900), L. Frank Baum. A Kansan's view / Janet Juhnke -- The Virginian (1902), Owen Wister. Three treks west / Joseph F. Trimmer -- The sea wolf (1904), Jack London. Warners' war of the Wolf / Tom Flinn, John Davis -- Main Street (1920), Sinclair Lewis. I married a doctor: Main Street meets Hollywood / Maureen Turim -- Alice Adams (1921), Booth Tarkington. From American tragedy to small-town dream-come-true / Nancy L. Schwartz -- Babbitt (1922), Sinclair Lewis. The "booboisie" and its discontents / Sanford J. Smoller -- An American tragedy (1925), Theodore Dreiser. Eisenstein's subversive adaptation / Keith Cohen -- The great Gatsby (1925), F. Scott Fitzgerald. East Egg on the face: Gatsby 1949 / Manny Farber ; Ballantine's scotch, Glemby haircuts, white suits, and white teflon: Gatsby 1974 / Janet Maslin -- The sun also rises (1926), Ernest Hemingway. Photography does not a movie make / Philip Roth -- Dodsworth (1929), Sinclair Lewis. The virtues of unfaithfulness / Albert J. LaValley -- Little Caesar (1929), W. R. Burnett. Rico rising: Little Caesar takes over the screen / Gerald Peary -- A farewell to arms (1929), Ernest Hemingway. Dying without death: Borzage's A farewell to arms / William Horrigan -- The sound and the fury (1929), William Faulkner. Signifying nothing? / Stanley Kauffmann
Control code
2929716
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780804426817
Isbn Type
(0804466475 pbk)
Lccn
77003139
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)127041
Label
The Classic American novel and the movies, edited by Gerald Peary and Roger Shatzkin
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
  • Filmography: pages 321-336
  • Bibliography: pages 337-344
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The last of the mohicans (1826), James Fenimore Cooper. Maurice Tourneur's tragic romance / Jan-Christopher Horak -- The scarlet letter (1850), Nathaniel Hawthorne. "Triumphant ignominy" on the screen / Mark W. Estrin -- The house of the seven gables (1851), Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hawthorne's "fancy pictures" on film / E. Ann Kaplan -- Moby Dick (1851), Herman Melville. An interview with Ray Bradbury / Thomas Atkins ; Lost at sea / Brandon French -- Little women (1868-69), Louisa May Alcott. Life with Marmee: three versions / Kate Ellis -- The adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Mark Twain. Tom Sawyer: Saturday matinee / Dan Fuller -- Daisy Miller (1878), Henry James. An interview with Peter Bogdanovich / Jan Dawson ; An international episode / Kathleen Murphy -- Washington Square (1881), Henry James. Washington Square and The heiress: comparing artistic forms / Jerry W. Carlson -- The prince and the pauper (1882), Mark Twain. Faces in the mirror: Twain's pauper, Warners' prince / Peter Brunette -- The red badge of courage (1895), Stephen Crane. Uncivil battles and civil wars / Fred Silva -- Billy Budd (1886-91, 1924), Herman Melville. Melville's sailor in the sixties / Robert L. Nadeau -- The turn of the screw (1898), Henry James. Turn of the screw and The innocents: two types of ambiguity / Jeanne Thomas Allen -- McTeague (1899), Frank Norris. Frank Norris: his share of greed / George Wead -- Sister Carrie (1900), Theodore Dreiser. Wyler's suburban sister: Carrie 1952 / Carolyn Geduld -- The wonderful world of Oz (1900), L. Frank Baum. A Kansan's view / Janet Juhnke -- The Virginian (1902), Owen Wister. Three treks west / Joseph F. Trimmer -- The sea wolf (1904), Jack London. Warners' war of the Wolf / Tom Flinn, John Davis -- Main Street (1920), Sinclair Lewis. I married a doctor: Main Street meets Hollywood / Maureen Turim -- Alice Adams (1921), Booth Tarkington. From American tragedy to small-town dream-come-true / Nancy L. Schwartz -- Babbitt (1922), Sinclair Lewis. The "booboisie" and its discontents / Sanford J. Smoller -- An American tragedy (1925), Theodore Dreiser. Eisenstein's subversive adaptation / Keith Cohen -- The great Gatsby (1925), F. Scott Fitzgerald. East Egg on the face: Gatsby 1949 / Manny Farber ; Ballantine's scotch, Glemby haircuts, white suits, and white teflon: Gatsby 1974 / Janet Maslin -- The sun also rises (1926), Ernest Hemingway. Photography does not a movie make / Philip Roth -- Dodsworth (1929), Sinclair Lewis. The virtues of unfaithfulness / Albert J. LaValley -- Little Caesar (1929), W. R. Burnett. Rico rising: Little Caesar takes over the screen / Gerald Peary -- A farewell to arms (1929), Ernest Hemingway. Dying without death: Borzage's A farewell to arms / William Horrigan -- The sound and the fury (1929), William Faulkner. Signifying nothing? / Stanley Kauffmann
Control code
2929716
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780804426817
Isbn Type
(0804466475 pbk)
Lccn
77003139
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)127041

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