By Rachel Carroll
Adaptation in modern tradition: Textual Infidelities seeks to reconfigure the ways that variation is conceptualised by means of contemplating variation inside of a longer diversity of universal, severe and theoretical contexts. This assortment explores literary, movie, tv and different visible texts either as ‘origins' and ‘adaptations' and provides new insights into the development of genres, canons and ‘classics'. Chapters examine either ‘classic' and modern texts via British and American authors, from Jane Austen, Edgar Allen Poe and Charles Dickens to Bret Easton Ellis, P.D James and Sarah Waters. A various diversity of literary, movie and tv genres is tested, from romance to technological know-how fiction, the Western to the ‘women's photograph' and the historical past movie to postmodern pastiche. With a thematic specialize in key severe paradigms for edition experiences - constancy, intertextuality, historicity and authorship - this assortment expands the sector of edition stories past its traditional specialize in ‘page to reveal' diversifications to incorporate movie remakes, games, biopics, fan fiction and star culture.
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Adaptation in Contemporary Culture: Textual Infidelities by Rachel Carroll