A Theory Of Adaptation

A Theory Of Adaptation

by Linda Hutcheon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415967945

ISBN-13: 9780415967945

Pub. Date: 07/20/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Renowned literary scholar Linda Hutcheon explores the ubiquity of adaptations in all their various media incarnations and challenges their constant critical denigration. Adaptation, Hutcheon argues, has always been a central mode of the story-telling imagination and deserves to be studied in all its breadth and range as both a process (of creation and reception)

Overview

Renowned literary scholar Linda Hutcheon explores the ubiquity of adaptations in all their various media incarnations and challenges their constant critical denigration. Adaptation, Hutcheon argues, has always been a central mode of the story-telling imagination and deserves to be studied in all its breadth and range as both a process (of creation and reception) and a product unto its own.

Persuasive and illuminating, A Theory of Adaptation is a bold rethinking of how adaptation works across all media and genres that may put an end to the age-old question of whether the book was better than the movie, or the opera, or the theme park.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415967945
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/20/2006
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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