Picturing Tolkien : Essays on Peter Jackson's the Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy (Paperback)

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This collection of essays offers a positive consensus of director Peter Jackson''s spectacularly successful adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien''s Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King (2003). Part One of the collection, "Techniques of Structure and Story," compares and contrasts the organizational principles of the books and films. Part Two, "Techniques of Character and Culture," focuses on the methods used to transform the characters and settings of Tolkien''s narrative into the personalities and places visualized on screen. Each of the sixteen essays includes extensive notes and a separate bibiliography.

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Publisher McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Mfg Part# 9780786446360
SKU 217313065
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0786446366
Release Date 7/31/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1T
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Editors Note "This collection of essays offers a consensus of director Peter Jackson's successful adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Part One compares and contrasts the organizational principles of the books and films. Part Two focuses on the methods used to transform the characters and settings of Tolkien's narrative into the personalities and places visualized on screen"--Provided by publisher.
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