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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


Rethinking Adaptation Studies: Survival Strategies in the Cultural Industries

Alex Symons

in Mel Brooks in the Cultural Industries: Survival and Prolonged Adaptation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748649587
eISBN:
9780748676484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748649587.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Recent studies have identified the increasing prevalence of adaptations in modern entertainment, especially in film, television, and theatre. However, the modern surge towards this current ... More


Introduction: Accented Slants, Hollywood Genres – an Interfidelity Approach to Adaptation Theory

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/9781474429948.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introduction discusses trends in late 20th and early 21st century cinema that have opened a space for international directors to extend the postcolonial critiques of their native national ... More


Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines postcolonial filmmakers adapting Victorian literature in Hollywood to contend with both the legacy of British imperialism and the influence of globalized media entities. Since ... More


Refiguring Adaptation Studies

Kamilla Elliott

in Theorizing Adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197511176
eISBN:
9780197511213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511176.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 9 considers how particular rhetorical figures have informed and can further inform particular theoretical problems within adaptation studies: for example, how figures of similarity can ... More


Histories of Theorizing Adaptation

Kamilla Elliott

in Theorizing Adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197511176
eISBN:
9780197511213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511176.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 surveys prior histories of theorizing adaptation and the neglect of history in adaptation studies. In spite of being charged with theoretical lack, the field of adaptation studies has ... More


Introduction: The Problem of Theorizing Adaptation

Kamilla Elliott

in Theorizing Adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197511176
eISBN:
9780197511213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511176.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Adaptation studies in the humanities has grown exponentially as a field since 1990, and many new theories have been brought to bear on it in the twenty-first century. Even so, adaptation scholars ... More


Introduction: Filming Russian Classics—Challenges and Opportunities

Alexander Burry

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an overview of the history and process of transposing classic Russian literature into film, surveying the progress recent scholars of adaptation studies have made in overcoming ... More


Theorizing Adaptation

Kamilla Elliott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197511176
eISBN:
9780197511213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Asking why adaptation has been seen as more problematic to theorize than other humanities subjects, and why it has been more theoretically problematic in the humanities than in the sciences and ... More


Conclusion: Adaptation and Theorization

Kamilla Elliott

in Theorizing Adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197511176
eISBN:
9780197511213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511176.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Conclusion revisits and reviews the central findings of this book’s history, theory, and rhetoric of theorizing adaptation in the humanities. The history section has described and explicated ... More


Maurice without Ending: From Forster’s Palimpsest to Fan-Text

Claire Monk

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During their ongoing lives, both Forster’s Maurice and Merchant Ivory Productions’ 1987 film adaptation have suffered parallel forms of critical dismissal and misrecognition which deny their ... More


Conclusion: Passport Control—Departing on a Cinematic Journey

Frederick H. White

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers a comprehensive survey of Russian, American, British, French, German, and Italian films of Russian literature. It notes that regardless of national origin, such hypertexts always ... More


Hearing Haneke: The Sound Tracks of a Radical Auteur

Elsie Walker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190495909
eISBN:
9780190495947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495909.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Haneke’s films are sonically charged experiences of disturbance, desperation, grief, and many forms of violence. They are unsoftened by music, punctuated by accosting noises, shaped by painful ... More


Children's Books on the Big Screen

Meghann Meeusen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828644
eISBN:
9781496828699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828644.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Adaptation studies scholars suggest that no matter how interesting it may be to pick apart a film’s consistency with and departure from its source, these approaches can be limiting because books and ... More


The Piano Teacher: Musical Beauty without Transcendence

Elsie Walker

in Hearing Haneke: The Sound Tracks of a Radical Auteur

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190495909
eISBN:
9780190495947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495909.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter focuses on The Piano Teacher as a complex, intertextual adaptation that draws from numerous sources, both directly and indirectly. The film clearly parallels and amplifies the sonic ... More


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