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A Companion to Literature, Film, and Adaptation

A Companion to Literature, Film, and Adaptation by Deborah Cartmell
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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
Wiley; July 2012
448 pages; ISBN 9781118312049
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Title: A Companion to Literature, Film, and Adaptation
Author: Deborah Cartmell
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