Dickens and the dream of cinema

Dickens and the dream of cinema

Grahame Smith

Language: English

Pages: 224

ISBN: 0719055636

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

An original blending of literary and film studies which seeks to dissolve barriers between the two disciplines. Offers a new reading of Dickens from the perspective of film, technology and visuality. Proposes a new reading of the emergence of film in the light of social and industrial transformations. Suggests that Dickens was one of the forces which contributed to the appearance of film towards the end of the nineteenth century.





















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