A Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation, Hardback Book

A Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation Hardback

Edited by Deborah Cartmell

Part of the Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture series

Description

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

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 448 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9781444334975

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