Now a terrifying motion picture! : twenty-five classic works of horror adapted from book to film
by Broderick, James F., 1963-
|Format:||Print Book 2012|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
This work explores the relationship between twenty-five enduring works of horror literature and the classic films that have been adapted from them. Each chapter delves into the historical and cultural background of a particular type of horror--hauntings, zombies, aliens and more--and provides an overview of a specific work's critical and popular reception. Among the print-to-film titles discussed are Frankenstein, Dracula, Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Masque of the Red Death, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Phantom of the Opera, Psycho, The Exorcist , and The Shining .
-- History and criticism.
Horror films -- History and criticism.
Horror tales, American -- Film adaptations.
Horror tales, English -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures and literature.
|Publisher|| Jefferson, N.C. :McFarland & Co.,2012
viii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-222) and index.
|ISBN||9780786447633 (softcover : alk. paper)
078644763X (softcover : alk. paper)