Conrad On Film by Gene M. MooreConrad On Film by Gene M. Moore

Conrad On Film

EditorGene M. Moore

Paperback | November 2, 2006

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Since the first film version of Joseph Conrad's Victory appeared on the silent screen in 1919, more than eighty film and video versions of his life and works have been made throughout the world. In a series of essays by leading film and literary scholars Conrad on Film surveys the history and theory of these adaptations, and examines the challenges faced by major directors such as Hitchcock, Welles, Coppola and Wajda in putting Conrad on film. This landmark study of Conrad films, and film adaptations in general, is well illustrated and includes a detailed filmography and film bibliography.
Title:Conrad On FilmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:November 2, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521026792

ISBN - 13:9780521026796

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; A note on texts and citations; In praise of infidelity: an introduction Gene M. Moore; 1. Conradian ironies and the Conrad films Wallace S. Watson; 2. Conrad's 'film-play' Gaspar the Strong Man Gene M. Moore; 3. The Secret Agent sabotaged? Avrom Fleishman; 4. The Woman Alone in Conrad and Hitchcock Lissa Schneider; 5. The seeing ear: the presence of radio in Welles's Heart of Darkness Robert Spadoni; 6. 'The Secret Sharer': film confronts story in Face to Face Warren French; 7. Colonialism and local color in Outcast of the Islands and Lord Jim Catherine Dawson and Gene M. Moore; 8. Cinematic fidelities in The Rover and The Duellists Allan Simmons; 9. Literature, painting, and film: Wajda's adaptation of The Shadow-Line Tadeusz Miczka; 10. The hollow heart of Hollywood: Apocalypse Now and the new sound space Thomas Elsaesser and Michael Wedel; 11. Evil in Eden: on Vadim Glowna's Des Teufels Paradies Herbert G. Klein; 12. The Secret Agent on the small screen Ted Billy; 13. 2 1/2 film versions of Heart of Darkness Seymour Chatman; A Conrad filmography Gene M. Moore; A Conrad film bibliography Gene M. Moore; Index.