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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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Animation

Paul Wells.

in The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film. 5984 words.

This chapter is a chronological overview of some of the key developments in science fiction animated films, using the concept of the “thick text” as a way of understanding how the specific...

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Built on a Lie

John MacKay.

in The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies

December 2013; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film. 7739 words.

After distinguishing propaganda as a pedagogical practice with roots in religious proselytizing from agitation as directed at immediate mobilization, this article discusses the militantly...

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Cinema, Modernism, and Modernity

James Donald.

in The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms

December 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8681 words.

This article examines the relation between modernism and cinema. It highlights the two most important aspects of this relationship. One is the way that a modernist aesthetic informed...

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Dissent, Truthiness, and Skepticism in the Global Media Landscape

Megan Boler and Selena Nemorin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies

December 2013; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film. 10844 words.

After the terrorist attacks in September 2001, an event that came to be known as 9/11, the United States under President George W. Bush embarked on an unprecedented propaganda campaign....

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The End of Family in Kubrick’s <i>A Clockwork Orange</i>

Joy McEntee.

in Adaptation

December 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film; Television. 4641 words.

In A Clockwork Orange (A Clockwork Orange. Dir. Stanley Kubrick. UK. 1971), and conspicuously so at the end of the film, Stanley Kubrick reworks his source material so that the masculine...

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Environments in Western American Literature

Susan Kollin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American); Media Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11418 words.

Western American literature is a diverse body of writing that documents human responses to the ecological changes that have reshaped the region over the years. The literature includes...

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Facing Others

Carl Plantinga.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film. 9988 words.

Given the power and ubiquity of the human face in social life, it is unsurprising that the represented face in close-up plays a central role in narrative film. This chapter...

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Filmmakers as Folk Psychologists

Jeff Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film. 9728 words.

This chapter examines the relation between folk psychology and cognitive biases in film narration, characterization, and spectatorship. More specifically, the chapter explores...

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Japanese Modernism and “Cine-Text”: Fragments and Flows at Empire’s Edge in Kitagawa Fuyuhiko and Yokomitsu Riichi

William O. Gardner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film. 12810 words.

This article notes that Kitagawa Fuyuhiko's writings from the 1920s and 1930s, together with the contemporaneous works of prose author Yokomitsu Riichi, are strongly marked by the...

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