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David Cronenberg : author or film-maker?

Browning, Mark.

David Cronenberg : author or film-maker?

by Browning, Mark.

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Published in Intellect .
Written in English


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ISBN 109781841501734

David Cronenberg, Author or Film-Maker? Mark Browning University of Chicago Press, pages; $ At the heart of this book lies the belief that—while basing many of his films on the work of others (J.G. Ballard, William Burroughs)—David Cronenberg has always been interested in doing far more than just adapting : Laurence Raw. For more than 30 years, David Cronenberg has produced films, mostly outside the Studio system, which continue to disturb, surprise and challenge audiences. He has also been repeatedly drawn to literary fiction for inspiration, adapting works by figures like William Burroughs, J.G. Ballard and Patrick book is only the second single-authored study on Cronenberg and as well as.

David Paul Cronenberg CC OOnt FRSC (born Ma ) is a Canadian filmmaker, writer, and actor. [1] He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror genre, with his films exploring visceral bodily transformation, infection, technology and the intertwining of the psychological with the physical. In the first third of his career he explored these themes. "It's a small field, Venereal Horror, but at least I'm king of it." --David Cronenberg talking about "Rabid" () in Monthly Film Bulletin, February About Ted Turner's reaction to "Crash": "The film is a meditation on sex, death and technology, but it's beyond articulating.

Author: Bart Beaty; Publisher: University of Toronto Press ISBN: Category: Performing Arts Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Arguably the most famous and critically acclaimed Canadian filmmaker, David Cronenberg is celebrated equally for his early genre films, like Scanners () and The Fly (), and his dark artistic vision in films such as Dead Ringers () and Crash (). T he title of the novel I am faintly examining is Consumed and it is written by David Cronenberg.. Cronenberg is a remarkable film maker and, on the evidence of his first literary venture, a piss-poor novelist. This doesn’t stop high profile collaborators such as Steven King, J.J. Abrams, Bruce Wagner and Viggo Mortensen queuing up to spray aromatic praise on the back cover of the book.


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David Cronenberg : author or film-maker? by Browning, Mark. Download PDF EPUB FB2

For more than thirty years, David Cronenberg has made independent films such as Scanners and A History of Violence which aim to disturb, surprise, and challenge audiences.

He has also repeatedly drawn on literary fiction for inspiration, adapting themes from authors like William Burroughs, J.

Ballard, and Patrick McGrath for the big screen; David Cronenberg: Author or Filmmaker. is the 4/5(1). He has also repeatedly drawn on literary fiction for inspiration, adapting themes from authors like William Burroughs, J. Ballard, and Patrick McGrath for the big screen; David Cronenberg: Author or Filmmaker.

is the first book to explore how underground and mainstream fiction have influenced—and can help illuminate—his labyrinthine :   For more than thirty years, David Cronenberg has made independent films such as Scanners and A History of Violence which aim to disturb, surprise, and challenge audiences.

He has also repeatedly drawn on literary fiction for inspiration, adapting themes from authors like William Burroughs, J. Ballard, and Patrick McGrath for the big screen; David Cronenberg: Author or3/5. David Cronenberg: Author or Film-Maker. - Kindle edition by Browning, Mark.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading David Cronenberg: Author or Film-Maker?.Cited by: 3.

Book Description: Initially regarded as a cult figure with a strong following amongst sci-fi and horror film fans, Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg emerged as a major and commercially viable film director with mainstream hits such as A History of Violence () and Eastern Promises ().

He has also repeatedly drawn on literary fiction for inspiration, adapting themes from authors like William Burroughs, J. Ballard, and Patrick McGrath for the big screen; David Cronenberg: Author or Filmmaker. is the first book to explore how underground and mainstream fiction have influenced—and can help illuminate—his labyrinthine films.3/5(1).

The publication of a new book-length study of director David Cronenberg and his films is a welcome event, especially since Cronenberg’s two most recent films, A History of Violence () and Eastern Promises (), constitute what many consider a significant departure from his earlier work in terms of subject matter and genre.

Given the wealth of critical discussion on Cronenberg’s. Get this from a library. David Cronenberg: author or film-maker?. [Mark Browning] -- "David Cronenberg is the first book to explore how underground and mainstream fiction have influenced - and can help illuminate - his labyrinthine films.

Film scholar Mark Browning examines. Get this from a library. David Cronenberg: Author or Film-maker?. [Intellect Books] -- A study on David Cronenberg. Containing the detailed analysis of "eXistenZ" () "Spider" () and "A History of Violence" (), This explores how understanding certain written texts, from both.

David Cronenberg: Author or Film-maker. Bristol and Chicago: Intellect Books, ISBN: US$ (pb) pp (Review copy supplied by Intellect Books) After more than half a century of auteur film theory, the title of this book is quite puzzling.

Should it be: David Cronenberg: Author and Film-maker. Particularly, in this. Download Citation | David cronenberg: Author or film-maker. | For more than 30 years, David Cronenberg has produced films, mostly outside the Studio system, which continue to. Scanners is a Canadian science-fiction horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg and starring Stephen Lack, Jennifer O'Neill, Michael Ironside, and Patrick the film, "scanners" are people with unusual telepathic and telekinetic powers.

ConSec, a purveyor of weaponry and security systems, searches out scanners to use them for its own by: Howard Shore. For more than thirty years, David Cronenberg has made independent films such as Scanners and A History of Violence which aim to disturb, surprise, and challenge audiences. He has also repeatedly drawn on literary fiction for inspiration, adapting themes from authors like William Burroughs, J.

Ballard, and Patrick McGrath for the big screen; David Cronenberg: Author or Filmmaker. is the Author: Mark Browning. This was another book where I kept turning down the corners of the pages because I liked a particular sentence or paragraph. It's a very readable format, put together from Rodley's conversations with Cronenberg over several years, and presented in the form of brief scene-setting by Rodley followed by Cronenberg speaking directly to the reader/5.

Read "David Cronenberg Author or Film-Maker?" by Mark Browning available from Rakuten Kobo. For more than 30 years, David Cronenberg has produced films, mostly outside the Studio system, which continue to disturb Brand: Intellect Books Ltd.

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David Fincher: Films That Scar is the first truly analytical work on the films of this mysterious and complex filmmaker. This insightful book analyzes all of Fincher's feature films, as well as examples of his commercials and pop videos, tracing key influences that include his background in 4/5(1).

Burroughs’s influence has been more direct, as the author’s most famous novel, Naked Lunch, was the source text for Cronenberg’s inventive, creative adaptation of an “un-adaptable” book. One such “secular auteur” is David Cronenberg (–), a Canadian filmmaker who has directed some eighteen features.

He is known as an originator of the body horror subgenre, and for adapting difficult works of literature (Naked Lunch [], Crash [], Cosmopolis []).Cited by: 2.Read David Cronenberg: Author or Film-Maker?

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Bristol: Intellect Books, Browning illuminates Cronenberg’s seldom-acknowledged relationship to literary texts, highlighting themes that have been previously neglected by critics.