The Bloomsbury Introduction to Adaptation Studies: Adapting by Yvonne Griggs

By Yvonne Griggs

From David Lean's gigantic reveal Great Expectations to Alejandro Amenábar's reinvention of The flip of the Screw as The Others, variations of literary classics are a relentless characteristic of pop culture this day. The Bloomsbury creation to edition stories is helping scholars grasp the background, concept and perform of analysing literary variations. Following an introductory review of significant debates and ideas, each one bankruptcy specializes in a canonical textual content and features:

- Case examine readings of variations in quite a few media, from movie to opera, televised drama to lively comedy express, YA fiction to novel/graphic novel.
- assurance of renowned appropriations and re-imaginings of the text.
- dialogue questions and artistic routines all through to steer scholars via their very own analyses.
- Annotated publications to additional analyzing and viewing plus on-line resources.
- The ebook additionally comprises bankruptcy overviews and a thesaurus of serious phrases to offer scholars easy accessibility to key details for extra examine, reference and revision.

The Bloomsbury advent to variation stories covers variations of: Jane Eyre; nice expectancies; The flip of the Screw; the nice Gatsby.

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