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Screen Adaptation by Deborah Cartmell
Book DescriptionAdaptation studies has historically been neglected in both the English and Film Studies curricula. Reflecting on this, Screen Adaptation celebrates its emergence in the late 20th and 21st centuries and explores the varieties of methodologies and debates within the field. Drawing on approaches from genre studies to transtexuality to cultural materialism, the book examines adaptations of both popular and canonical writers, including William Shakespeare, Jane Austen and J.K.Rowling. Original and provocative, this book will spark new thinking and research in the field of adaptation studies. Mapping the way in which this exciting field has emerged and shifted over the last two decades, the book is also essential reading for students of English Literature and Film.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403985491
(225mm x 144mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2010
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Deborah Cartmell
Adaptations in the Sound Era, Hardback (July 2015)
"Tracks and reflects on the presence and marketing of 'words' in the early sound era, from adaptations of Shakespeare and 19th Century novels, to biopics"--
Teaching Adaptations, Paperback (November 2014)
Teaching Adaptations addresses the challenges and appeal of teaching popular fiction and culture, video games and new media content, which serve to enrich the curriculum, as well as exploit the changing methods by which English students read and consume literary and screen texts.
Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation, Paperback (August 2014)
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.
Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Paperback (September 2010)» View all books by Deborah Cartmell
Pride and Prejudice is a classic piece of literature and with several screen versions available (featuring stars such as Keira Knightley), as well as a Bollywood version. This book offers a rich source of study material to help students understand the reciprocal relationship between film and literature.
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Author Biography - Deborah Cartmell
DEBORAH CARTMELL is Reader in English at De Montfort University, UK. She is editor of the journals Shakespeare and Adaptation and has published widely on film adaptations of literary classics. IMELDA WHELEHAN is Professor of English and Women's Studies at De Montfort University, UK. She is the author of Modern Feminist Thought, Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones' Diary and The Feminist Bestseller. She is co-editor of the journal Adaptation and has published widely on adaptation studies.
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