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Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Alexander Burry and Frederick White


Each time a border is crossed there are cultural, political, and social issues to be considered. Applying the metaphor of the “border crossing” from one temporal or spatial territory into another, Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film examines the way classic Russian texts have been altered to suit new cinematic environments. In these essays, international scholars examine how political and economic circumstances, from a shifting Soviet political landscape to the perceived demands of American and European markets, have played a crucial role in dictating how filmmakers transpose their c ... More

Keywords: border crossing, fidelity, film adaptation, hypertext, Russian literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474411424
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexander Burry, editor
The Ohio State University

Frederick White, editor
Utah Valley University

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