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A companion to literature, film, and adaptation / edited by Deborah Cartmell.

Contributor(s): Cartmell, Deborah [edt, aut] | Buchanan, Judith [aut] | Robinson, Gregory [aut] | Hand, Richard J [aut] | Murray, Simone [aut] | Zeller-Jacques, Martin [aut] | Butt, Richard [aut] | Elliott, Kamilla [aut] | Cobb, Shelley [aut] | Burt, Richard [aaut] | Hopkins, Lisa [aut] | Hudelet, Ariane [aut] | Whelehan, Imelda [aut] | Church Gibson, Pamela [aut] | McDonald, Tamar Jeffers [aut] | Ingis, Ian [aut] | Strong, Jeremy [aut] | Griggs, Yvonne [aut] | Geraghty, Christine [aut] | Sherry, Jamie [aut] | Russell, James [aut] | Lake, Diane [aut].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell companions to literature and culture: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012Description: xiii, 433 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781118917534.Subject(s): Film adaptations -- History and criticism | Television adaptations -- History and criticism | English literature -- Adaptations | American literature -- Adaptations | Motion pictures and literature | Television and literature | filmske adaptacije | televizijske adaptacije | engleska književnost - adaptacije | američka književnost - adaptacije | film i književnost | televizija i književnost
Contents:
Acknowledgments xi ----- Foreword: Kamilla Elliott xii ---- 100+ Years of Adaptations, or, Adaptation as the Art Form of Democracy 1 Deborah Cartmell ----- Part I History and Contexts: From Image to Sound 15 ---- 1 Literary Adaptation in the Silent Era 17 Judith Buchanan ---- 2 Writing on the Silent Screen 33 Gregory Robinson ---- 3 Adaptation and Modernism 52 Richard J. Hand ---- 4 Sound Adaptation: Sam Taylor’s The Taming of the Shrew 70 Deborah Cartmell ---- Part II Approaches 85 ---- 5 Adaptation and Intertextuality, or, What isn’t an Adaptation, and What Does it Matter? 87 ---- 6 Film Authorship and Adaptation 105 Shelley Cobb ---- 7 The Business of Adaptation: Reading the Market 122 Simone Murray ---- Part III Genre: Film, Television 141 ---- 8 Adapting the X-Men: Comic-Book Narratives in Film Franchises 143 Martin Zeller-Jacques ---- 9 The Classic Novel on British Television 159 Richard Butt ---- Part IV Authors and Periods 177 ---- 10 Screened Writers 179 Kamilla Elliott ---- 11 Murdering Othello 198 Douglas M. Lanier ---- 12 Hamlet’s Hauntographology: Film Philology, Facsimiles, and Textual Faux-ensics 216 Richard Burt ---- 13 Shakespeare to Austen on Screen 241 Lisa Hopkins ---- 14 Austen and Sterne: Beyond Heritage 256 Ariane Hudelet ---- 15 Neo-Victorian Adaptations 272 Imelda Whelehan ---- Part V Beyond Authors and Canonical Texts 293 ---- 16 Costume and Adaptation 295 Pamela Church Gibson and Tamar Jeffers McDonald ---- 17 Music into Movies: The Film of the Song 312 Ian Inglis ---- 18 Rambo on Page and Screen 330 Jeremy Strong ---- Part VI Case Studies: Adaptable and Unadaptable Texts 343 ---- 19 Writing for the Movies: Writing and Screening Atonement (2007) 345 Yvonne Griggs ---- 20 Foregrounding the Media: Atonement (2007) as an Adaptation 359 Christine Geraghty ---- 21 Paratextual Adaptation: Heart of Darkness as Hearts of Darkness via Apocalypse Now 374 Jamie Sherry ---- 22 Authorship, Commerce, and Harry Potter 391 James Russell ---- 23 Adapting the Unadaptable – The Screenwriter’s Perspective 408 Diane Lake ---- Index 416
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 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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Acknowledgments xi -----

Foreword: Kamilla Elliott xii ----

100+ Years of Adaptations, or, Adaptation as the Art Form of Democracy 1
Deborah Cartmell -----

Part I History and Contexts: From Image to Sound 15 ----

1 Literary Adaptation in the Silent Era 17
Judith Buchanan ----

2 Writing on the Silent Screen 33
Gregory Robinson ----

3 Adaptation and Modernism 52
Richard J. Hand ----

4 Sound Adaptation: Sam Taylor’s The Taming of the Shrew 70
Deborah Cartmell ----

Part II Approaches 85 ----

5 Adaptation and Intertextuality, or, What isn’t an Adaptation, and What Does it Matter? 87 ----

6 Film Authorship and Adaptation 105
Shelley Cobb ----

7 The Business of Adaptation: Reading the Market 122
Simone Murray ----

Part III Genre: Film, Television 141 ----

8 Adapting the X-Men: Comic-Book Narratives in Film Franchises 143
Martin Zeller-Jacques ----

9 The Classic Novel on British Television 159
Richard Butt ----

Part IV Authors and Periods 177 ----

10 Screened Writers 179
Kamilla Elliott ----

11 Murdering Othello 198
Douglas M. Lanier ----

12 Hamlet’s Hauntographology: Film Philology, Facsimiles, and Textual Faux-ensics 216
Richard Burt ----

13 Shakespeare to Austen on Screen 241
Lisa Hopkins ----

14 Austen and Sterne: Beyond Heritage 256
Ariane Hudelet ----

15 Neo-Victorian Adaptations 272
Imelda Whelehan ----

Part V Beyond Authors and Canonical Texts 293 ----

16 Costume and Adaptation 295
Pamela Church Gibson and Tamar Jeffers McDonald ----

17 Music into Movies: The Film of the Song 312
Ian Inglis ----

18 Rambo on Page and Screen 330
Jeremy Strong ----

Part VI Case Studies: Adaptable and Unadaptable Texts 343 ----

19 Writing for the Movies: Writing and Screening Atonement (2007) 345
Yvonne Griggs ----

20 Foregrounding the Media: Atonement (2007) as an Adaptation 359
Christine Geraghty ----

21 Paratextual Adaptation: Heart of Darkness as Hearts of Darkness via Apocalypse Now 374
Jamie Sherry ----

22 Authorship, Commerce, and Harry Potter 391
James Russell ----

23 Adapting the Unadaptable – The Screenwriter’s Perspective 408
Diane Lake ----

Index 416

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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