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True to the spirit : film adaptation and the question of fidelity

Author: Colin MacCabe; Rick Warner; Kathleen Murray
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning examples from Shakespeare to 'Ghost World', and addressing such notable directors as Welles, Kubrick, Hawks, Tarkovsky and Ophuls, the contributors to this volume write against the grain of recent adaption studies by investigating the question of what fidelity might mean in its broadest and truest sense.
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Genre/Form: Film criticism
Informational works
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin MacCabe; Rick Warner; Kathleen Murray
ISBN: 9780195374667 0195374665 9780195374674 0195374673
OCLC Number: 608032246
Description: x, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Bazinian adaptation: The butcher boy as example / Colin MacCabe --
The economies of adaptation / Dudley Andrew --
Literary appropriation and translation in early cinema: adapting Gerhardt Hauptmann's Atlantis in 1913 / Tom Gunning --
Hearts of darkness: Joseph Conrad and Orson Welles / James Naremore --
Max Ophuls's auteurist adaptations / Laura Mulvey --
To have and have not: an adaptive system / Kathleen Murray --
Happier with dreams: constructing the lisbon girls through nondiegetic sound in The virgin suicides / Stephanie McKnight --
Universalizing a nation and the adaptation of Trainspotting / Shelagh Patterson --
Getting away with homage: the alternative universes of Ghost world / Jonathan Loucks --
Indexing an icon: T.E. Lawrence's Seven pillars of wisdom and David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia / Alison Patterson --
Shades of horror: fidelity and genre in Stanley Kubrick's The shining / Jarrell D. Wright --
Contempt revisited: Godard at the margins of adaptation / Rick Warner --
Afterword: Adaptation as a philosophical problem / Fredric Jameson.
Responsibility: edited by Colin MacCabe, Kathleen Murray and Rick Warner.

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