« On the road » a film of Walter Salles adapted from Jack Kerouac novel/ « Sur la route » de Walter Salles adapté du roman de Jack Kerouac

« On the Road » is a film by Walter Salles, adapted from the novel by Jack Kerouac. This film was presented at the 65th Cannes Film Festival and was released on screens on May 23, 2012. Kerouac’s novel, published in 1957, and one of the best known of this author, relate trip Kerouac between the east…

I Promessi sposi: A narrative « fly through »

A picture is worth a thousand words says the favorite adage of people working with images. The two first pages of the novel The Betrothed (in Italian I Promessi sposi) by Alexandro Manzoni published in 1825, could illustrate this adage since they could be summarized with a map like this one. This novel starts with…

The Use of Google Maps in « Netherland »/L’usage de Google Maps dans « Netherland »

Google Maps appears in Joseph O’Neill’s novel Netherland. To the best of my knowledge, it is the first time that Google Maps appears in a literary work. If you have an earlier example, please write us a comment. Of course Google Maps doesn’t play a central role in the book. Google Maps appears in two…