Richmond, Victoria: Heinemann Publishers Australia, 1983. First Edition. Softcover. Rare. Used - Good/ Very Good. Laminated card stock wrap, moderately scuffed with light edgewear and yellowing. Red endpapers. Prior owner's initial in ink to top corner of FFEP. Light pencil annotations to first 15 leaves, otherwise clean and unmarked. Slightly toned. B/W photographs. Appendices. 15.5 x 24 cm. 210 pp. Item #12160
Words and Images is the first Australian book to examine the relationship between literature and film. Taking nine major examples of recent films adapted from Australian novels - including The Getting if Wisdom, My Brilliant Career and The Year of Living Dangerously - he looks at some of the issues in transposing a narrative from one medium to the other. This lively book provides valuable and entertaining insight for all those interested in Australian films and novels.