Adaptation in Contemporary Culture: Textual Infidelities by Rachel Carroll

By Rachel Carroll

Adaptation in modern tradition: Textual Infidelities seeks to reconfigure the ways that edition is conceptualised via contemplating model inside a longer diversity of ordinary, 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 by way of British and American authors, from Jane Austen, Edgar Allen Poe and Charles Dickens to Bret Easton Ellis, P.D James and Sarah Waters. A varied variety of literary, movie and tv genres is tested, from romance to technology fiction, the Western to the ‘women's photo' and the history movie to postmodern pastiche. With a thematic specialise in key serious paradigms for model stories - constancy, intertextuality, historicity and authorship - this assortment expands the sphere of model stories past its traditional specialise in ‘page to reveal' variations to incorporate movie remakes, games, biopics, fan fiction and big name culture.

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