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A. J. Raffles and Arsène Lupin in Literature, Theatre, and Film: On the Transnational Adaptations of Popular Fiction (1905–30)

Federico Pagello.

in Adaptation

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...

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Adams, Douglas Noël

Nick Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature. 3087 words.

Adams, Douglas Noël (1952–2001), writer, was born on 11 March 1952 at the maternity hospital in Cambridge, the son of Christopher Douglas Adams (d. 1985) and his wife, Janet Dora Sydney, néenull...

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Adaptation

Journal. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television.

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Adaptation and Authorial Celebrity: Robyn Davidson and the Context of John Curran’s <i>Tracks</i> (2013)

Rachael Weaver.

in Adaptation

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...

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Adaptation and New Media

Michael Ryan Moore.

in Adaptation

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...

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Adaptation as an Open Process: <i>Dahua</i> Fandom and the Reception of <i>A Chinese Odyssey</i>

Li Zeng.

in Adaptation

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...

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Adaptation as Compendium: Tim Burton's <i>Alice in Wonderland</i>

Kamilla Elliott.

in Adaptation

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...

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Adaptation as Exploration: Stanley Kubrick, Literature, and <i>A.I. Artificial Intelligence</i>

Peter Krämer.

in Adaptation

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...

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Adaptation Essay Prize Entry: ‘I Did It, I’: The Afterlife of Sylvia Plath’s Journals, 1956–2003

Bethany Layne.

in Adaptation

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...

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<i>Adaptation</i> Essay Prize Winner: Franchising/Adaptation

Clare Parody.

in Adaptation

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...

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