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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...

Feldman, Martin Alan [Marty] (1934–1982), comedian and scriptwriter

Barry Took.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Television; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 876 words.

Feldman, Martin Alan [Marty] (1934–1982), comedian and scriptwriter, was born on 8 July 1934 at University College Hospital, London, the elder of the two children of Myer Feldman, a gown...

John, Errol (1924–1988), playwright and actor

John Russell Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film; Television. 1013 words.

John, Errol (1924–1988), playwright and actor, was born on 20 December 1924 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the son of a professional cricketer, George John, who had toured England in 1923 as a...

The Magic of Time in Lolita: The Time Traveller Humbert Humbert

Elisa Pezzotta.

in Adaptation

December 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film; Literature; Television. 8704 words.

This article compares and discusses how story, plot, and personal/memory time in Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita are translated by Stanley Kubrick in his adaptation (Lolita, 1962). The director...

Milligan, Terence Alan [Spike] (1918–2002), comedian and author

Ned Sherrin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 4732 words.

Milligan, Terence Alan [Spike] (1918–2002), comedian and author, was born on 16 April 1918 in Ahmednagar, near Bombay, India, the elder son of Leo Alphonso Milligan (1890–1969), soldier,...

Sykes, Eric (1923–2012), actor, comedian, and writer

Frances Gray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 1001 words.

Sykes, Eric (1923–2012), actor, comedian, and writer, was born on 4 May 1923 at 238 Henshaw Street, Oldham, Lancashire, the second son of Vernon Sykes (1900–1975), a cotton mule spinner,...

The Uncanny, The Gothic and The Loner: Intertextuality in the Adaptation Process of The Shining

Catriona McAvoy.

in Adaptation

December 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film; Literature; Television. 7916 words.

This paper explores the intertextual approach used by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson during the adaptation process of The Shining (1980). The exploration is approached through new...