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Cartmell, Deborah

A Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation

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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

Keywords: Film Studies, Movie, intertextuality, Atonement, Heart of Darkness, aesthetics, Austen, Dickens, theatre, cinema

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
Page amount
448 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118312049
Printed ISBN
9781444334975

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