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The Resource H.G. Wells, modernity and the movies, Keith Williams

H.G. Wells, modernity and the movies, Keith Williams

Label
H.G. Wells, modernity and the movies
Title
H.G. Wells, modernity and the movies
Statement of responsibility
Keith Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book investigates Wells?s interest in cinema and related media technologies, by placing it back into the contemporary cultural and scientific contexts giving rise to them. It plugs a gap in understanding Wells?s contribution to exploring and advancing the possibilities of cinematic narrative and its social and ideological impacts in the modern period. Previous studies concentrate on adaptations: this book accounts for the specifically (proto)cinematic techniques and concerns of Wells?s texts. It also focuses on contemporary film-making?in dialogue? with his ideas. Alongside Hollywood?s l
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Keith
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Liverpool science fiction texts and studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Wells, H. G
  • Science fiction, English
  • Science fiction films
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Science fiction, English
  • Science fiction films
Label
H.G. Wells, modernity and the movies, Keith Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-268) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction: Wells's Prescience; 1: Optical Speculations in the Early Writings: The Time Machine and the Short Stories; 2: The Dis/Appearance of the Subject: Wells, Whale and The Invisible Man; 3: 'Seeing the Future': Visual Technology and Urban Dystopia in When the Sleeper Wakes and Fritz Lang's Metropolis; 4: The 'Broadbrow' and the Big Screen: Wells's Film Writing; 5: Afterimages: Adaptations and Influences; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn277091398
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (279 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781380574
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p5k1d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)277091398
Label
H.G. Wells, modernity and the movies, Keith Williams
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-268) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction: Wells's Prescience; 1: Optical Speculations in the Early Writings: The Time Machine and the Short Stories; 2: The Dis/Appearance of the Subject: Wells, Whale and The Invisible Man; 3: 'Seeing the Future': Visual Technology and Urban Dystopia in When the Sleeper Wakes and Fritz Lang's Metropolis; 4: The 'Broadbrow' and the Big Screen: Wells's Film Writing; 5: Afterimages: Adaptations and Influences; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn277091398
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (279 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781380574
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p5k1d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)277091398

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