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A Brief History of the Association of Adaptation Studies
(John Benjamins Publishing, 2018-11)
This chapter describes the first decade of the Association of Adaptation Studies through its first chairs: Deborah Cartmell, Jeremy Strong and Imelda Whelehan.
Marketing Shakespeare Films: From Tragedy to Biopic
The chapter considers why the biopic, Shakespeare in Love is the most financially successful Shakespeare film, to date.
Much Ado About Nothing: A Critical Reader
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-12)
This volume looks at the ways in which adaptations can and have been taught by leading academics in the field of Adaptation studies from all over the world.
A Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation
Star Adaptations: Queen Biopics of the 1930s
This chapter draws on press books and marketing materials of the 1930 to demonstrate how stars were both exploited and adapted into 'queen biopics', beginning with the case of Greta Garbo and concluding with Norma Shearer.
Adaptations in the Sound Era: 1927-37
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2015)
Focussing on promotional materials, Adaptations in the Sound Era: 1927-37 tracks the presence and marketing of 'words' in a variety of adaptations, from the introduction of sound in the late 1920s through to the mid-1930s.
Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’
Casting the British Biopic: The Barretts of Wimpole Street, 1934-1957
(State University of New York Press, 2018-09)
This chapter considers the evolution of the 'British biopic' through two versions of Sidney Franklin's The Barretts of Wimpole Street, released in 1934 and 1957.