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Adams, (Wilfred) Robert (c. 1900–1965), actor

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Television. 980 words.

Adams, (Wilfred) Robert (c. 1900–1965), actor, was born in Georgetown, British Guiana, the son of Robert Adams, boat builder. He was educated at St Stephen's Scots School, later St Joseph's...

Adaptation

Thomas Leitch and Kyle Meikle.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 14944 words.

Studies of cinematic adaptations—films based, as the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences puts it, on material originally presented in another medium—are scarcely a century...

Adaptation

Journal. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television.

Adaptation and Authorial Celebrity: Robyn Davidson and the Context of John Curran’s Tracks (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...

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 and the literary film

in Screen

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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Adaptation as an Open Process: Dahua Fandom and the Reception of A Chinese Odyssey

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...

Adaptation as Compendium: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

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 A.I. Artificial Intelligence

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...

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...

Adaptation 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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Adaptation Essay Prize Winner: Towards an Adaptation Network

Kyle Meikle.

in Adaptation

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...

Adaptation, Fidelity, and Gendered Discourses

Shelley Cobb.

in Adaptation

March 2011; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 4939 words.

This article argues that despite the growing and articulate chorus of adaptation scholars who critique the language of fidelity and its consequential denigration of adaptation as an art...

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Adaptation, Imitation, and Innovation

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung and Albert Moran.

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

February 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5514 words.

This chapter focuses on the legal mechanisms for protecting TV-program formats. The practice of imitation in media industries has led the way in policing copyright protection. When writers...

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Adaptation in Contemporary Culture: Textual InfidelitiesFilm Adaptation and its Discontents: From Gone with the Wind to The Passion of the ChristAdaptation, vol. 1 (2008) and vol. 2 (2009)

Christine Geraghty.

in Screen

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 2902 words.

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Adaptation, Intermediality and the British Celebrity Biopic

Belén Vidal.

in Adaptation

August 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 1616 words.

Adaptation of a Murder/Murder as Adaptation: The Parker-Hulme Case in Angela Carter's “The Christchurch Murder” and Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures

Huw Marsh.

in Adaptation

September 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 6927 words.

In 1954, Honora Parker was murdered by her daughter, Pauline, and her daughter's best friend, Juliet Hulme. This article looks at the ways in which writers and filmmakers have depicted the...

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Adaptation, Re-contextualisation, and Metaphor: Auteur Directors and the Staging of Greek Tragedy

Avra Sidiropoulou.

in Adaptation

March 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 10667 words.

The multiple encounters between ancient Greek drama and postmodern performance have generated heated discussion among artists, theatre scholars and critics vis-à-vis the notions of...

Adaptation Studies at a Crossroads

Thomas Leitch.

in Adaptation

March 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 7829 words.

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Adaptation, the Genre

Thomas Leitch.

in Adaptation

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 7806 words.

Instead of considering film and television adaptations in the context of the source texts they are adapting, this essay proposes another context for their reception and analysis: the genre...

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