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Title A companion to literature, film, and adaptation / edited by Deborah Cartmell
Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
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Series Blackwell companions to literature and culture
Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Contents pt. I. History and contexts : from image to sound -- pt. II. Approaches -- pt. III. Genre : film, television -- pt. IV. Authors and periods -- pt. V. Beyond authors and canonical texts -- pt. VI. Case studies : adaptable and unadaptable texts
Summary 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 studiesFeatures a chapter on the Harry Potter franchise, as well as other contemporary perspectivesShowca
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject American literature -- Adaptations.
English literature -- Adaptations.
Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures and literature.
Television adaptations -- History and criticism.
Television and literature.
Genre/Form Adaptations.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Cartmell, Deborah.
LC no. 2012011418
ISBN 1118312031
111831204X (ePub)
1118312120 (Adobe PDF)
1118326083 (MobiPocket)
1118917537 (Trade Paper)
9781118312049 (ePub)
9781118312124 (Adobe PDF)
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