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A theory of adaptation

Author: Linda Hutcheon
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Persuasive and illuminating, 'A Theory of Adaptation' is a bold rethinking of how adaptation works across all media and genres that may put an end to the age-old question of whether the book was better than the movie, or the opera, or the theme park.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Hutcheon
ISBN: 0415967945 9780415967945 0415967953 9780415967952 9780203957721 0203957725
OCLC Number: 62324779
Description: xviii, 232 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginning to theorize adaptation : What? Who? Why? How? Where? When? --
What? (forms) --
Who? Why? (adapters) --
How? (audiences) --
Where? When? (contexts) --
Final questions.
Responsibility: Linda Hutcheon.
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Explores the ubiquity of adaptations in all their various media incarnations and challenges their constant critical denigration. Adaptation, the author argues, has always been a central mode of the  Read more...

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"Linda Hutcheon's A Theory of Adaptation is abundantly welcome, especially in its explicit aim to theorise a field that has for too long been a refuge for those averse to theoretical self-reflection. Read more...

 
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