By Rachel Carroll
Adaptation in modern tradition: Textual Infidelities seeks to reconfigure the ways that edition is conceptualised via contemplating version inside a longer variety of primary, serious 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 through British and American authors, from Jane Austen, Edgar Allen Poe and Charles Dickens to Bret Easton Ellis, P.D James and Sarah Waters. A assorted 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 severe paradigms for edition experiences - constancy, intertextuality, historicity and authorship - this assortment expands the sector of version reports past its traditional specialize in ‘page to monitor' variations to incorporate movie remakes, games, biopics, fan fiction and megastar culture.
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