David Cronenberg: Author or Filmmaker? by means of Mark Browning
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Overview: For greater than thirty years, David Cronenberg has made impartial motion pictures corresponding to Scanners and A History of Violence which intention to disturb, wonder, and problem audiences. He has additionally again and again drawn on literary fiction for inspiration, adapting topics from authors like William Burroughs, J. G. Ballard, and Patrick McGrath for the massive display screen; David Cronenberg: Author or Filmmaker? is the primary e book to discover how underground and mainstream fiction have influenced-and can assist illuminate-his labyrinthine motion pictures.
Film student Mark Browning examines Cronenberg’s literary aesthetic now not simplest when it comes to his motion pictures’ glaring supply subject matter, however by means of evaluating his motion pictures to the writings of Vladimir Nabokov, Angela Carter, and Bret Easton Ellis. This groundbreaking quantity addresses Cronenberg’s narrative buildings and his distinctive conception of auteurism, in addition to his motion pictures’ surprising mental frameworks, all within the broader context of movie adaptation research. David Cronenberg is an crucial learn for somebody within the symbiotic courting between literature and filmmaking.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General