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Title Adaptation considered as a collaborative art process and practice / Bernadette Cronin, Rachel MagShamhráin, Nikolai Preuschoff, editors
Published Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2020


Description 1 online resource (373 pages)
Series Adaptation in Theatre and Performance Ser
Adaptation in theatre and performance.
Contents Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Figures -- Introduction -- Contributions -- Works Cited -- Conversations with the Dead I -- Collaborating with the Dead: Adapters as Secret Agents -- Works Cited -- Adaptation: Drama and Theatre -- playing 'the maids': Devising an Adaptation-Collaboration and the Actor's Process -- Who? -- What? -- Parataxis and Visual Dramaturgy -- Musicalisation -- Irruption of the Real -- Physicality -- Play with the Density of Signs -- Why (This Material and This Ensemble)? -- Where? When? -- How? -- Conclusion -- Works Cited
The Not-So-Singular Life of Albert Nobbs -- Works Cited -- Adaptation, Devising and Collective Creation: Tracing Histories of Pat McCabe's The Butcher Boy on Stage -- Works Cited -- Adaptation: Literature and Screen -- The Alien World of Objects: Stanley Kubrick's The Killing -- Works Cited -- Adapting History in the Docupoetry of Lorna Dee Cervantes and Script Poems of Danez Smith and Claudia Rankine -- Docupoetry -- Script Poems -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- "His world had vanished long before he entered it": Wes Anderson's Homage to Stefan Zweig -- Introduction: A World of Yesterday
The Pink Castle: Selections from the Writings of Stefan Zweig, or Anderson's Particular Form of Adaptation -- The Lobby Boy and the Concierge -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Adaptation: Screen and Politics -- Collaborative Art with Political Intent: The 1933 Adaptation of Theodor Storm's Der Schimmelreiter/The Rider on the White Horse (1888) -- Works Cited -- Adapting Hein's Willenbrock: Andreas Dresen and the Legacy of the GDR 'Ensemble' Tradition -- Introduction -- Willenbrock as Adaptation -- The "Ensemble Tradition" and GDR Theatre -- The "Ensemble Tradition" and GDR Cinema
The Willenbrock Ensemble in Practice -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Adaptation: Screen, Fine Art and Theory -- Same Player, Shoot Again: Géla Babluani's 13 (Tzameti), Transnational Auto-Remakes, and Collaboration -- Remake and Collaboration -- The Transnational Auto-Remake -- Remaking 13 (Tzameti) -- Indiewood and Transnational Hybridity -- Works Cited -- Anselm Kiefer's Signature: Or-Adapting God -- Works Cited -- Adaptation: Television -- Adaptation as Arguing with the Past: The Case of Sherlock -- References
The Prestige Novelisation of the Contemporary Television Series: David Hewson's The Killing -- Introduction -- Forbrydelsen as Prestige Television Series? -- The Killing as Prestige Novelisation? -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Conversations with the Dead II -- Things You Can Do to an Author When He's Dead: Literary Prosthetics and the Example of Heinrich von Kleist -- Collaborating with the Dead, Playing the Shakespeare Archive -- Or, How to Avoid Being Pushed from Our Stools -- The Wooster Group Hamlet -- Background: The Gielgud/Burton Hamlet -- Burton Resummoned -- The Silents Now Richard III
Summary This book examines the processes of adaptation across a number of intriguing case studies and media. Turning its attention from the 'what' to the 'how' of adaptation, it serves to re-situate the discourse of adaptation studies, moving away from the hypotheses that used to haunt it, such as fidelity, to questions of how texts, authors and other creative practitioners (always understood as a plurality) engage in dialogue with one another across cultures, media, languages, genders and time itself. With fifteen chapters across fields including fine art and theory, drama and theatre, and television, this interdisciplinary volume considers adaptation across the creative and performance arts, with a single focus on the collaborative
Notes Background: Benson and the Bensonians
Includes index
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Subject Literature -- Adaptations
Genre/Form Adaptations
Form Electronic book
Author Cronin, Bernadette.
MagShamhráin, Rachel.
Preuschoff, Nikolai Jan.
ISBN 9783030251611