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Author Della Coletta, Cristina, 1962-
Title When stories travel : cross-cultural encounters between fiction and film / Cristina Della Coletta.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.

Author Della Coletta, Cristina, 1962-
Subject Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures and literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Description 1 online resource (x, 273 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-262) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. "Fear Death by Water": The Postman Always Rings Twice and the Frauds of Memory -- 2. Myth in the Mirror of History: The Rules of Fate and the Responsibilities of Choice in Visconti's Ossessione -- 3. Grotesque Doublings and the Dangers of the Sublime: Poe's "Never Bet the Devil Your Head" -- 4. Fellini's "Unoriginal" Scripts: The Creative Power of the Grotesque -- 5. India through the Looking Glass: The Narrative Heritage of the West and Antonio Tabucchi's Notturno indiano -- 6. "A Cinema of Quotations": Nocturne indien; or, How Alain Corneau Filmed Antonio Tabucchi's "Night" -- 7. Writer in the Looking Glass: Jorge Luis Borges's "Tema del traidor y del heroe" and the Ambivalences of the Uncanny -- 8. From Icon to Simulacrum: Bertolucci's La strategia del ragno and the Urban Labyrinths of the Uncanny.
ISBN 9781421406626 (electronic bk.)
1421406624 (electronic bk.)
9781421403656 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
142140365X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 823655153
Additional Format Print version: Della Coletta, Cristina, 1962- When stories travel. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012 (DLC) 2011024412