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Campanion to literature and film

By Udin Kusuma

List of Illustrations viii
Notes on Contributors ix
Preface xiv
Acknowledgments xvi
1 Novels, Films, and the Word/Image Wars 1
Kamilla Elliott
2 Sacred Word, Profane Image: Theologies of Adaptation 23
Ella Shohat
3 Gospel Truth? From Cecil B. DeMille to Nicholas Ray 46
Pamela Grace
4 Transécriture and Narrative Mediatics: The Stakes of Intermediality 58
André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion
5 The Look: From Film to Novel. An Essay in Comparative Narratology 71
François Jost
6 Adaptation and Mis-adaptations: Film, Literature, and Social Discourses 81
Francesco Casetti
7 The Invisible Novelty: Film Adaptations in the 1910s 92
Yuri Tsivian
8 Italy and America: Pinocchio’s First Cinematic Trip 112
Raffaele De Berti
9 The Intertextuality of Early Cinema: A Prologue to Fantômas 127
Tom Gunning
10 Cosmopolitan Projections: World Literature on Chinese Screens 144
Zhang Zhen
11 The Rhetoric of Interruption 164
Allen S. Weiss
12 Visualizing the Voice: Joyce, Cinema, and the Politics of Vision 171
Luke Gibbons
13 Adapting Cinema to History: A Revolution in the Making 189
Dudley Andrew
14 Photographic Verismo, Cinematic Adaptation, and the Staging of
a Neorealist Landscape 205
Noa Steimatsky
15 The Devil’s Parody: Horace McCoy’s Appropriation and Refiguration
of Two Hollywood Musicals 229
Charles Musser
16 The Sociological Turn of Adaptation Studies: The Example of Film Noir 258
R. Barton Palmer
17 Adapting Farewell, My Lovely 278
William Luhr
18 Daphne du Maurier and Alfred Hitchcock 298
Richard Allen
19 Running Time: The Chronotope of The Loneliness of the Long
Distance Runner 326
Peter Hitchcock
20 From Libertinage to Eric Rohmer: Transcending “Adaptation” 343
Maria Tortajada
21 The Moment of Portraiture: Scorsese Reads Wharton 358
Brigitte Peucker
22 The Talented Poststructuralist: Hetero-masculinity, Gay Artifice,
and Class Passing 368
Chris Straayer
23 From Bram Stoker’s Draculato Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” 385
Margaret Montalbano
24 The Bible as Cultural Object(s) in Cinema 399
Gavriel Moses
25 All’s Wells that Ends Wells: Apocalypse and Empire inThe War of
the Worlds 423
Julian Cornell
Index 448

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