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English department sponsors event to discuss movie adaptations of literature

Jessica Pellegrino - General Assignment Reporter 

It is impossible to visit the movies without seeing a poster for the latest film adaptation of the trendy young adult novel of the moment. 530 more words


Books to Film: The Scorpio Races

For quite a while now I’ve been telling everyone what an amazing book The Scorpio Races is, and how surprised I was that they haven’t made the film out of it yet. 587 more words

Books To Film

The Poldark Novels in Context: A Syllabus

Winston Graham and Garrick, still a puppy, at Perranporth Beach

A Syllabus

For a Study Group at the Oscher LifeLong Learning Institute at American University… 626 more words

Film Adaptations

Horror Films based on Literary Works published before 19th Century

1. Title: Malleus Maleficarum

Literary form: Treatise
Writer: Heinrich Kramer
Note: German Priest Jacob Sprenger is also often attributed as a co-author, but some scholars now believe that he became associated with the Malleus Maleficarum largely as a result of Kramer’s wish to lend his book as much official authority as possible. 563 more words

Dante's Inferno

Mortdecai: From page to screen

As Publishing Director at Penguin Random House, Tony Lacey is well acquainted with the antics of aristocratic art dealer, Charlie Mortdecai. Here, Tony reflects on the adaptation process that brought Kyril Bonfiglioli’s ‘cult’ crime character to the… 654 more words

Penguin Books

Procrastinate with Jane

By Jennifer Abella

Things you may have missed on the Internet lately….

Kate Beckinsale (“Emma,” 1996) is to play the title character in an adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Lady Susan.” … 223 more words

Without Limits: A Sports Movie Not Enough People Cheer For

If there’s anything we’ve learned from the recent Super Bowl, it’s that America loves sports, and it shows in it’s multiple sports-based movies. However, while most of Hollywood’s sports movies are about football, baseball or basketball, one sport that sees seldom few film adaptations is that of track & field. 372 more words