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Tag Archives: Film & Literature
I was reading an issue of Library Journal today which included an editorial by John Berry confessing that he hates reading and would rather see the movie. This editorial was in the context of an article that dealt with libraries … Continue reading
Halloween is fast approaching and that brings to mind the portrayal of witches in film and literature. The broadway musical, Wicked based on the book by Gregory Maguire and currently playing at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, is a work that takes the … Continue reading
This entry concerns another book/film/literature connection. The film is Wit directed by Mike Nichols and produced by HBO in 2001 starring Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, and Eileen Atkins (Video DVD PN1997 .W5667 2001.) It won an Emmy award for Outstanding … Continue reading
For students interested in children’s literature, I recommend the film, Miss Potter, starring Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor. Beatrix Potter created a series of books and characters, starting with The Tale of Peter Rabbit, that are still read by children today and … Continue reading