: Carolin Duttlinger
Cambridge University Press
: 18.85 MB
tale, literature meets film
via a slip made by Capaldi's wife: referring to Frank
Capra's Christmas classic, It's a Wonderful Life (1946), she mistakenly called the
, which gave Capaldi an idea. The film
imagines the scene in which
, trying to finish the first, notorious sentence of The Metamorphosis,
struggles to imagine what exactly Gregor Samsa might have turned into.
own concern with the hybrid, genre-defying nature of 'minor
literature',3 Capaldi's ...