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Literature and film in the historical dimension selected papers from the Fifteenth Annual Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film by Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film (15th 1990)

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English


  • Literature and history -- Congresses.,
  • History in literature -- Congresses.,
  • Motion pictures and history -- Congresses.,
  • Historical films -- History and criticism -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by John D. Simons.
ContributionsSimons, John D.
LC ClassificationsPN50 .F57 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1424455M
ISBN 100813012856
LC Control Number93035012

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Literature and Film Research Papers Literature and Film research papers discuss the difference between reading a book and watching a movie. Research papers on literary works and their film counterpoints can look at any work of literature and compare it to the film version. For most people, film adaptation of literature can be summed up in one sentence: "The movie wasn't as good as the book." This volume undertakes to show the reader that not only is this evaluation not always true but sometimes it is intrinsically unfair. Movies based on literary works, while often billed as adaptations, are more correctly termed translations.2/5(3). The Indian Partition in Literature and Films: History, Politics, and how literary texts have filled in the lack of the ‘human dimension’ in Partition histories. The book goes on to highlight how the memory of the Partition is preserved, and how the creative arts’ relation to public memory and its place within the public sphere has Author: Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard. Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film (15th: ). Literature and film in the historical dimension. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

THE DIMENSION OF LITERARY MERIT One aspect of any piece of literature is the relative degree of merit it has from an aesthetic point of view. If we think of the extremes of literature, it is obvious that there is a better and a worse. For example, the comic book or the cheap juvenile series is a kind of literature, to. Theory and History of Literature () is a landmark event in twentieth-century critical thought. Intended to stimulate research and encourage interdisciplinary dialogue, as well as to introduce prominent European theorists to the American academy, this book series is internationally renowned for its foundational literary scholarship. By making available English . Please welcome Kathleen Burkinshaw with a list of diverse historical fiction for ages 9 and up. We are also doing a giveaway of her book, The Last Cherry enter, please fill out the Rafflecopter at the bottom.   Books are archaic in the most respectable of ways, but people also forget that what is mainstream and generally weak in film is also seen in modern literature on a wider scale. What makes film popular and looked down on are the .