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Author Raw, Laurence.

Title The Theme of Cultural Adaptation in American History, Literature and Film : Cases When the Discourse Changed
Published Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (584 pages)
Contents Fresh perspectives on film adaptation -- Fresh perspectives on literary adaptation -- Artistic adaptations -- Ethnic/racial adaptations -- Cross-cultural adaptations -- Historical and political adaptations
Summary This anthology covers new ground in the field of adaptation studies, specifically, as a branch of American Studies that not only encompasses literature and visual media, but also a wide-range of subject areas including, but not limited to, history, political science and cultural/ethnic studies. By looking at adaptation specifically in relation to the United States, the book investigates a variety of culturally and historically transformative strategies, as well showing how the process of adaptation has been influenced by social, ideological and political factors both inside and outside the Uni
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 510-549) and index
Includes filmography
Notes Print version record
Subject Acculturation in literature.
Acculturation -- United States.
American literature -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Film adaptations.
Cultural fusion in literature.
Cultural fusion -- United States.
Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
National characteristics, American.
Form Electronic book
Author Büken, Gülriz.
Emin-Tunc, Tanfer.
ISBN 0773443819