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Authorship in film adaptation / edited and with an introduction by Jack Boozer
1st ed
Austin : University of Texas Press, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN1997.85 .A92 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Film adaptations
Motion picture authorship
Physical Description viii, 341 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: the screenplay and authorship in adaptation / Jack Boozer -- Mildred Pierce: a troublesome property to script / Albert J. Lavalley -- Hitchcock and his writers: authorship and authority in adaption / Thomas Leitch -- From Traumnovelle (1927) to script to screen: Eyes wide shut (1999) / Jack Boozer -- Private knowledge, public space: investigation and navigation in Devil in a blue dress / Mark L. Berrettini -- "Strange and new-- " : subjectivity and the ineffable in The sweet hereafter / Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz -- Adaptation as adaptation: from Susan Orlean's The orchid thief to Charlie (and "Donald") Kaufman's screenplay to Spike Jonze's film / Frank P. Tomasulo -- From obtrusive narration to crosscutting: adapting the doubleness of John Fowles's The French lieutenant's woman / R. Barton Palmer -- The three faces of Lolita, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the adaptation / Rebecca Bell-Metereau -- Traffic/Traffik: race, globalization, and family in Soderbergh's remake / Mark Gallagher -- Adapting Nick Hornby's High fidelity: process and sexual politics / Cynthia Lucia -- Adaptable Bridget: generic intertextuality and postfeminism in Bridget Jones's diary / Shelley Cobb -- "Who's your favorite Indian?": the politics of representation in Sherman Alexie's short stories and screenplay / Elaine Roth
Note Opening a new area in the study of film adaptation, 12 scholars investigate the crucial role of the screenplay in transforming written narratives into film
Alternate Author Boozer, Jack, 1944-

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