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Introduction

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This Introduction traces the history of today’s comic book film adaptation trend back to the earliest days of cinema with Louis Lumière’s 1895 film L’Arroseur Arrosé. It outlines the scope of the ... More


Cooperation, Coordination, and Collective Action

Lee Cronk and Beth L. Leech

in Meeting at Grand Central: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154954
eISBN:
9781400845484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154954.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book investigates a wide range of ideas, theories, and existing empirical research relevant to the study of the complex and diverse phenomenon of human cooperation. Issues relating to ... More


The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Liam Burke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. This trend, now in its second decade, has blossomed ... More


Blade of the Phantom Master: Heroism, Gender, National Identity, and Cultural Translation in Japanese-Korean Animation

Daniel Martin

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter considers the superhero in transnational Japanese-Korean animation, focusing on the feature film Blade of the Phantom Master (2004). A Japanese-South Korean co-production, this animated ... More


The Contemporary Incarnation of Thai Superhero Insee Daeng: A Divided Figure in a Divided Nation

Mary J. Ainslie

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter conducts a critical analysis of the 2010 Thai superhero film Insee Daeng (The Red Eagle), the remake and re-launch of a series of 1960s Thai films built around this character, who fights ... More


Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives

Amber K. Regis and Deborah Wynne (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992460
eISBN:
9781526128317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992460.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and afterlives examines the persistent fascination and creative engagement with Charlotte Brontë’s life and work in the context of the bicentenary of her birth. The essays ... More


Swedish crime fiction: Novel, film, television

Steven Peacock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086953
eISBN:
9781781706336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086953.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Swedish crime fiction became an international phenomenon in the first decade of the twenty-first century, starting with novels but then percolating through Swedish-language television serials and ... More


Sensation Drama, 18601880: An Anthology

Joanna Hofer-Robinson and Beth Palmer (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439534
eISBN:
9781474465106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439534.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Featuring previously unpublished material alongside famous plays,this pioneering edition provides access to some of the most popular plays of the nineteenth century. Characterised by exhilarating ... More


Wole Soyinka's Yoruba Tragedy: Performing Politics

Astrid Van Weyenberg

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses Wole Soyinka's The Bacchae of Euripides: A Communion Rite, It explores, first of all, how Soyinka draws on Yoruba mythology and cosmology to emphasise the revolutionary ... More


An Interview with Kelly Reichardt

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Reichardt answers questions concerning her career, film production and methods and provides insights into filming River of Grass, Night Moves, and Certain Women. She talks about the ... More


Institutional Governance

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines institutional responses to climate change-related movement. Although the issue cuts across several areas of international governance — migration and asylum, the environment, ... More


Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean: Insights for conservation

John D. Thompson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198835141
eISBN:
9780191872884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835141.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean: Insights for conservation brings together a diverse literature on the Mediterranean flora in a detailed but synthetic account of plant evolutionary ecology. The ... More


Roman and Scots Law – the Conditiones si sine Liber is Decessert☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A Roman origin is claimed for the conditio si institutus sine liberis decesserit which allows an heir to claim in preference to a substitute and the conditio si testator sine liberis decesserit which ... More


From Cancun to Paris: The Coming of Age of a Policy Field

Sarah Louise Nash

in Negotiating Migration in the Context of Climate Change: International Policy and Discourse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201260
eISBN:
9781529201307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201260.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides an overview and detailed analysis of the central episodes of policy making on migration and climate change between 2010 and 2015. The first of these episodes is the 16th ... More


A Spotlight on Negotiating Mobility in Paris: Ushering in Another New Era for the Migration and Climate Change Nexus

Sarah Louise Nash

in Negotiating Migration in the Context of Climate Change: International Policy and Discourse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201260
eISBN:
9781529201307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201260.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explains that while much of the world was still preoccupied with scenes of people arriving at Europe's external borders in 2015 and the search for solutions to the crisis of migration ... More


Adopting, Adapting and Appropriating in the cines con niño: Un rayo de luz and El viaje de Carol

Erin K. Hogan

in The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474436113
eISBN:
9781474453622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Four marks the shift from appropriative and carnivalesque ventriloquism among characters in the cine con niño to the ventriloqual mode on the level of genre across the two cines con niño. The ... More


Disruption and resilience: new realities?

David Dawson and Greg Marsden

in Transport Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447329558
eISBN:
9781447329602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter reviews the implications of growing travel demand and the increased risk of climatic events damaging infrastructure on transport policy. Whilst the policy narrative remains one of ... More


Community as Teacher

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Ecological analogy is useful for assessing and working on community problems. As this chapter tries to understand how persons adapt and cope within social systems, and wonders about the kind of data ... More


“I can’t sleep. I’m losing my hair. I’m fat and repulsive”: Crises of Masculinity and Artistry in Spike Jonze’s Adaptation

Julie Levinson

in ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447621
eISBN:
9781474476669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447621.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how Adaptation borrows, repurposes and subverts some of the concerns of the male melodrama. Nina Baym’s notion of “melodramas of beset manhood” is applied as a framework to ... More


Conclusion: Streaming Interfidelities and Post-Recession Adaptation

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

in Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the 2008 global recession irrevocably changed entertainment financing, films beyond blockbuster or microbudget production methods became anathema to studios. However, adaptations of Victorian ... More


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