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Stage and Screen: Adaptation Theory from 1916 to 2000

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Far too often young theater and film artists, as well as educators, make the jump from film to theater without being fully aware of the ways in which the qualities of each medium affect content and artistic expression. Starting with a history of the relationship between theater and film, the collection includes essays from a variety of writers, directors, and theorists by examining the differences between working in, and creating for, drama and film. The playwright Bernard Shaw looks at the differences between the two industries, audiences, and writing processes affect the author's artistic control. Critic-theorists like Siegfried Kracauer and Susan Sontag consider the similarities and differences that arise from the intrinsic qualities of each medium, touching on structure, technique, and dialogue, as well as audience experience. Professor Cardullo's collection provides a theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the effect that film and drama have had, and continue to have, on each other's development.

 

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Far too often young theater and film artists, as well as educators, make the jump from film to theater without being fully aware of the ways in which the qualities of each medium affect content and artistic expression. Starting with a history of the relationship between theater and film, the collection includes essays from a variety of writers, directors, and theorists by examining the differences between working in, and creating for, drama and film. The playwright Bernard Shaw looks at the differences between the two industries, audiences, and writing processes affect the author's artistic control. Critic-theorists like Siegfried Kracauer and Susan Sontag consider the similarities and differences that arise from the intrinsic qualities of each medium, touching on structure, technique, and dialogue, as well as audience experience. Professor Cardullo's collection provides a theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the effect that film and drama have had, and continue to have, on each other's development.

 

About the Author

Bert Cardullo is Professor of Media and Communication at the Izmir University of Economics in Turkey. His books include Playing to the Camera, An Idea of the Drama, and Screen Writings.

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: Vachel Lindsay, "Thirty Differences Between the Photoplays and the Stage" (1916)Chapter 2: Hugo Münsterberg, "The Means of the Photoplay" (1916)Chapter 3: Bernard Shaw, "The Drama, the Theatre, and the Films" (1925)Chapter 4: Erwin Panofsky, "Style and Medium in the Motion Pictures" (1934)Chapter 5: Rudolf Arnheim, "A New Laocoön: Artistic Composites and the Talking Film" (1938)Chapter 6: Allardyce Nicoll, "Film Reality: The Cinema and the Theatre" (1946)Chapter 7: André Bazin, "Theater and Cinema" (1951)Chapter 8: Vsevolod Pudovkin "Stanislavsky's System in the Cinema" (1953)Chapter 9: Josef von Sternberg, "Acting in Film and Theatre" (1955)Chapter 10: Siegfried Kracauer, "The Theatrical Story" (1960)Chapter 11: Tyrone Guthrie, "Movies versus Theatre: The Case for the Theatre" (1962)Chapter 12: Carl Foreman, "Movies versus Theatre: The Case for the Movies" (1962)Chapter 13: Peter Brook, "Finding Shakespeare on Film" (1964)Chapter 14: Susan Sontag, "Film and Theatre" (1966)Chapter 15: Roger Manvell, "Filmmaker, Actor, and Audience; Dramatist, Screenwriter, and Director" (1979)Chapter 16: Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, "Theater and Film, or Adolphe Appia and Me" (1988)Chapter 17: Bert Cardullo, "Playing to the Camera or the House: Stage vs. Screen Acting" (1998)Chapter 18: Thomas Erskine and James Welsh, "Drama into Film" (2000)BibliographyFilmographiesBiographiesIndex

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441168696
Author:
Bert Cardullo.
Publisher:
Continuum
Author:
Cardullo, Bert
Author:
rt
Author:
Cardullo, Be
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenwriting
Subject:
Film - Screenwriting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1 lb

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Far too often young theater and film artists, as well as educators, make the jump from film to theater without being fully aware of the ways in which the qualities of each medium affect content and artistic expression. Starting with a history of the relationship between theater and film, the collection includes essays from a variety of writers, directors, and theorists by examining the differences between working in, and creating for, drama and film. The playwright Bernard Shaw looks at the differences between the two industries, audiences, and writing processes affect the author's artistic control. Critic-theorists like Siegfried Kracauer and Susan Sontag consider the similarities and differences that arise from the intrinsic qualities of each medium, touching on structure, technique, and dialogue, as well as audience experience. Professor Cardullo's collection provides a theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the effect that film and drama have had, and continue to have, on each other's development.

 

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