A Companion to Literature, Film, and Adaptation - Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture (Paperback)Deborah Cartmell (editor)
Paperback 448 Pages / Published: 22/08/2014
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This is a comprehensive collection of original essays that explore the aesthetics, economics, and mechanics of movie adaptation, from the days of silent cinema to contemporary franchise phenomena. Featuring a range of theoretical approaches, and chapters on the historical, ideological and economic aspects of adaptation, the volume reflects today s acceptance of intertextuality as a vital and progressive cultural force. * Incorporates new research in adaptation studies * Features a chapter on the Harry Potter franchise, as well as other contemporary perspectives * Showcases work by leading Shakespeare adaptation scholars * Explores fascinating topics such as unfilmable texts * Includes detailed considerations of Ian McEwan s Atonement and Conrad s Heart of Darkness
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 1 g
Dimensions: 246 x 172 x 21 mm
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