A companion to literature, film, and adaptation / edited by Deborah Cartmell.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell companions to literature and culturePublication details: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118312049; 111831204X; 9781118312124; 1118312120; 9781118326084; 1118326083; 1118312031; 9781118312032; 9781118312094; 1118312090; 9781782686057; 1782686053; 9781118917534; 1118917537Subject(s): Film adaptations -- History and criticism | Television adaptations -- History and criticism | English literature -- Adaptations | American literature -- Adaptations | Motion pictures and literature | Television and literature | ART -- Film & Video | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | American literature | English literature | Film adaptations | Motion pictures and literature | Television adaptations | Television and literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Adaptations. | Criticism, interpretation, etc.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to literature, film, and adaptation.DDC classification: 791.43/6 LOC classification: PN1997.85Online resources: Wiley Online Library
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pt. I. History and contexts : from image to sound -- pt. II. Approaches -- pt. III. Genre : film, television -- pt. IV. Authors and periods -- pt. V. Beyond authors and canonical texts -- pt. VI. Case studies : adaptable and unadaptable texts.
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 studiesFeatures a chapter on the Harry Potter franchise, as well as other contemporary perspectivesShowca.