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Pockets of change : adaptation and cultural transition

Author: Tricia Hopton
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The twelve essays collected in Pockets of Change locate adaptation within a framework of two overlapping, if not simultaneous, creative processes: on the one hand, adaptation is to be understood as an acknowledged transposition of an existing source-that is, the process of adapting from; on the other hand, adaption is also a process of purposeful shifting and evolving of creative practices in response to external  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pockets of change.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2011
(DLC) 2011001838
(OCoLC)698328054
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tricia Hopton
ISBN: 9780739165331 073916533X 9780739165355 0739165356
OCLC Number: 721935105
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 179 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction: Evolving the Field: Adaptation Studies in Transition Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Haunted Space: Adapting Dante's Inferno for Contemporary Performance Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Adapting Verbatim Theater: David Hare's Stuff Happens Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Cross-Cultural Adaptation and the Transition toward Reconciliation in Australian Film and Literature: Deadly Unna? and Australian Rules Chapter 5 Chapter 4: "Enraptured with every scent and flavour of the East"?: Mira Nair's Vanity Fair as a Contrapuntal Film Adaptation Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Cosmopolitanism in Twenty-First Century Indian English Poetry Chapter 7 Chapter 6: Young Writer, "Young Country": Katherine Mansfield's Ambivalence Towards Colonial New Zealand Chapter 8 Chapter 7: Imagined Villages and Knowable Communities: Work and the Pastoral in Thomas Hardy's Poetry Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Authentic Traditions on Show? Chapter 10 Chapter 9: A Pocket of Change in Post-War Australia: Confectionery and the End of Childhood Chapter 11 Chapter 10: "Delighted Stares": Keats's Mediated Reading Chapter 12 Chapter 11: "Human Cylinders": Mina Loy and the Technological Age Chapter 13 Chapter 12: Between the Painting and the Novel: Ekphrasis and Witnessing in Pat Barker's Double Vision
Responsibility: edited by Tricia Hopton [and others].

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Pockets of Change addresses issues of cultural adaptation and transition in the Arts. Based on insights into a range of primary texts and cultural practices-from visual art to film, from literature  Read more...

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