A Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 

Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 448
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781444334975
Omtale A Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation
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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