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True to the spirit : film adaptation and the question of fidelity

Author: Colin MacCabe; Rick Warner; Kathleen Murray
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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Adaptation persists as a major area of inquiry in both film and literary studies. Over the past two decades, scholars have extended the debate well beyond George Bluestone's influential Novels into  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin MacCabe; Rick Warner; Kathleen Murray
ISBN: 9780195374667 0195374665 9780195374674 0195374673
OCLC Number: 608032246
Description: x, 250 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Bazinian adaptation: The butcher boy as example / Colin MacCabe --
The economies of adaptation / Dudley Andrew --
Literary appropriation and translation in early cinema: adapting Gerhardt Hauptmann's Atlantis in 1913 / Tom Gunning --
Hearts of darkness: Joseph Conrad and Orson Welles / James Naremore --
Max Ophuls's auteurist adaptations / Laura Mulvey --
To have and have not: an adaptive system / Kathleen Murray --
Happier with dreams: constructing the lisbon girls through nondiegetic sound in The virgin suicides / Stephanie McKnight --
Universalizing a nation and the adaptation of Trainspotting / Shelagh Patterson --
Getting away with homage: the alternative universes of Ghost world / Jonathan Loucks --
Indexing an icon: T.E. Lawrence's Seven pillars of wisdom and David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia / Alison Patterson --
Shades of horror: fidelity and genre in Stanley Kubrick's The shining / Jarrell D. Wright --
Contempt revisited: Godard at the margins of adaptation / Rick Warner --
Afterword: Adaptation as a philosophical problem / Fredric Jameson.
Responsibility: edited by Colin MacCabe, Kathleen Murray and Rick Warner.
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