The Careers of Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas as Referenced in Literature

The Careers of Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas as Referenced in Literature
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Publisher : Vernon Press
Total Pages : 276
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ISBN-10 : 9781648890840
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Download or read book The Careers of Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas as Referenced in Literature written by Henryk Hoffmann and published by Vernon Press. This book was released on 2021-01-05 with total page 276 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The Careers of Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas as Referenced in Literature" is a study of the perception of these two Hollywood megastars and their work, as presented in the text and context of references and allusions found in world literature. This book also aims to establish the impact factor of the two actors and their major films, as well as to provide extensive data for further studies of the complex and bilateral relationships between film and literature. The pertinent quotations have been extracted from over 150 works—novels, short stories, plays, poems and some nonfiction biographies and memoirs (excluding those focused on film celebrities)—by more than 120 authors. The main body of the book consists of two parts, each devoted to one actor and each having five identical sections. In the first section, references to the actor’s films are discussed while the second section presents references to the actor himself. The third section shows the complete list of references found to the actor and his films, including references not mentioned in the first two sections—either because of their relative insignificance, the lack of an English translation in case of foreign-language works or repetitiveness and/or abundance in a given work. The fourth section offers the credits of the films referenced, and the fifth section presents the actor’s complete monographic bibliography. The third part of the book, ‘Epilogue: Final Remarks and Conclusions,’ provides an analysis and classification of all the references and allusions presented in the main body, and it elaborates on the friendship of the two actors. College professors and students interested in film studies, particularly film analysis and criticism, film perception and film genres, will find this book of great interest. It will also appeal to people interested in biographical books on movie personalities and movie fans, especially those interested in westerns, film noir and the careers of Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas.


The Careers of Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas as Referenced in Literature
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Henryk Hoffmann
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-05 - Publisher: Vernon Press

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Pages: 278
Authors: Henryk Hoffmann
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The Careers of Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas As Referenced in Literature
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Henryk Hoffmann
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Pages: 373
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Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Henryk Hoffmann
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