Sharon Connolly

Sharon Connolly reviews 'Words and Images: Australian novels into film' by Brian Mcfarlane

November 1984, no. 66 01 November 1984
Sharon Connolly reviews 'Words and Images: Australian novels into film' by Brian Mcfarlane
Words and Images is a valuable contribution to the rapidly growing body of work on Australian film culture and a welcome addition to the relatively small collection of volumes dealing with the film-literature connection. As McFarlane notes there is not, as yet, a ‘definitive work’ on the art of adaptation, though George Bluestone’s Novels into Film (1957) established a fairly solid base for ... (read more)