A. J. Raffles and Arsène Lupin in Literature, Theatre, and Film: On the Transnational Adaptations of Popular Fiction (1905–30)
December 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 7986 words.
As a consequence of the accelerating technological development and the impact of cultural globalisation, the transnational aspects of the process of adaptation have become increasingly...
March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 5569 words.
This article explores the discursive context surrounding John Curran’s recent adaptation of Robyn Davidson’s Tracks (1980), suggesting that the mutual imbrication of the film and its source...
September 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 7101 words.
This paper examines the relationship between the study of adaptation and the study of new media. In particular, it approaches new media through media historian Gitelman’s framework of proto...
August 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 7993 words.
It is often assumed that audiences judge an adaptation based on the degree to which it remains faithful to the source text. Such an assumption simplifies the process of reception, which is...
September 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 3962 words.
Most reviewers decree Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland ‘disappointinger and disappointinger’, both as a literary adaptation and as a film, largely because the film adapts so many things...
December 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film; Literature; Television. 6294 words.
It is widely acknowledged in the scholarly work on Stanley Kubrick that most of his thirteen feature films were adaptations of literary texts. Much less attention has been paid to the fact...
March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 4802 words.
This essay challenges what Sarah Cardwell calls the ‘centre-based model of adaptation’ by reinstating a chain of literary texts between a passage in Emma Tennant’s The Ballad of Sylvia and...
September 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 4159 words.
This paper draws attention to the role of adaptation in entertainment franchising and positions the recent ascendancy of the fictional franchise as a context for the continuing...
December 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 4128 words.
Sociological approaches to adaptation tend to forsake the kind of comparative textual analysis that long defined the field of adaptation study in favour of attention to the industrial...