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Hassler-Forest, Dan

The Politics of Adaptation

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Dan Hassler-Forest, Pascal Nicklas

Part I. Adapting the Past: Politics and History

2. History as Adaptation
Thomas Leitch

3. Voyeuristic Revisionism? (Re-)Viewing the Politics of Neo-Victorian Adaptations
Caterina Grasl

4. Cultural Nostalgia, Orientalist Ideology, and Heritage Film
Antonija Primorac

Part II. Adapting Authorship: Politics and Convergence

5. Emerging from Converging Cultures: Circulation, Adaptation, and Value
Timothy Corrigan

6. Transmediality and the Politics of Adaptation: Concepts, Forms, and Strategies
Jens Eder

7. Bastards and Pirates, Remixes and Multitudes: The Politics of Mash-Up Transgression and the Polyprocesses of Cultural Jazz
Eckart Voigts

Part III. Adapting Postcolonialism: Politics and Race

8. ‘Bergman in Uganda’: Ugandan Veejays, Swedish Pirates, and the Political Value of Live Adaptation
Lindiwe Dovey

9. Yvonne Vera’s Butterfly Burning and the Politics of Adaptation in African Literature
Aaron Bady

10. Michael Jackson and Afrofuturism: HIStory’s Adaptation of Past, Present, and Future
Erik Steinskog

Part IV. Adapting Nationality: Politics and Globalization

11. The End of the Hollywood ‘Rip-Off’? Changes in the Bollywood Politics of Copyright
Lucia Krämer

12. Adapting Tasmania: Terrorizing the Past
Imelda Whelehan

13. Laibach’s Subversive Adaptations
Darko Štrajn

Part V. Adapting Genre: Politics and Popular Culture

14. Game of Thrones: The Politics of World-Building and the Cultural Logic of Gentrification
Dan Hassler-Forest

15. You Think You Know the Story: Novelty, Repetition, and Lovecraft in Whedon and Goddard’s The Cabin in the Woods

Gerry Canavan

16. Stop/Watch: Repressing History, Adapting Watchmen

Jacob Brogan

Part VI. Adapting the Body: Politics and Gender

17. Biopolitics of Adaptation
Pascal Nicklas

18. ‘Restrained Glamour’: Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina, Postfeminism, and Transmedia Biopolitics
Monika Pietrzak-Franger

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political Science, Film History, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Film and Television Studies, Media Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
278 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137443854
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-49542-9

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