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Photo Narratives and Digital Archives; or: The Film Photo Novel Lost and Found

Author:
Jan Baetens
Year:
2018
Journal / book
ebr (Electronic Book Review) ISSN: 1553-1139.
Tags
photo novel, transmediality, adaptation, digital archives
Links:
http://electronicbookreview.com/essay/photo-narratives-and-digital-archives/
A first draft of this essay was presented at the 2017 ELO Conference at Porto, in a panel organized by the "Nar-Trans" group of the University of Granada.
The film photo novel magazine, a low-brow merger of the film novel and the photo novel that was hugely popular in the late fifties when people liked to read these films in print, can be considered today a forgotten genre or medium -not just an unknown or understudied genre or medium, but simply a lost one, to the extent that even specialists of film history and photo narrative may completely ignore its existence.
  • Universidad de Granada
  • Ministerio de economía y competitividad