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Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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...I’m providing here a list of helpful books and essays, many of them mentioned in the previous section, for approaching a text from an analytical perspective. Reading these should help you feel as if you’re becoming a more active participant...

Twelve Observations about Literature-to-Film Adaptation Studies: A Disgruntled Novelist’s Perspective

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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...It’s not true that literature has been studied as a discipline for thousands of years, while film has only been more recently explored. English literature as a discipline didn’t take hold until the late nineteenth century, and focused...

On Literary Creation

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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... of my work, I could well liken myself to Victor Frankenstein and the creation of his monster in Mary Shelley’s novel. He stitched together different body parts that he gathered from various sources to create a human being, the perfect human...

Film Production

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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...Despite film’s humble beginnings, filmmaking has grown into an industry, a multi-billion dollar industry. Making a film is a commercial enterprise and the means of production fall under two systems: the studio system and the independent...

Introduction

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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... inspired my novel. Mary Wollstonecraft died ten days after giving birth to Mary Shelley, leaving a novel she’d been working on unfinished. Both Mary Wollstonecraft’s prose and fiction inspired my novel, but it was her unfinished novel, Maria,...

A Marriage of Media?

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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... was taking that changed the course of my studies, and life. Sitting at my young daughter’s soccer practice, waiting for her to be finished, I read Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft for my class the next day. It was about...

The Conundrum in Practice

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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... of denigrating terms for adaptation, such as ‘betrayal’ and ‘infidelity,’ one might speak of a ‘Pygmalion’ model, where the adaptation brings the novel ‘to life,’ ” (Stam and Raengo 2005a, 24). Interestingly, Mary Wollstonecraft herself,...

A First Close Reading — Maria: The Injustices of Being a Woman

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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...Mary Wollstonecraft’s Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman reflects continuously on the injustices of being a woman as opposed to being a man. Both Jemima and Maria express sentiments, Jemima in the telling of her story and Maria in her memoirs,...

Attempts at a Screenplay

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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... for the screenplay. Whether we care to admit it or not, in the midst of life experiences that directly go against what we’re writing about, we can’t help but come out sounding disingenuous. Or so that was my fear. Although Mary Wollstonecraft is rigorously...

Approaching Literature-to-Film Adaptation

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

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... which — nothing against Lifetime — I didn’t want to see my novel become.My reasoning behind this aversion to a Lifetime film paralleled Mary Wollstonecraft’s challenge to the gothic novels of her time, implied in the way she wrote Maria,...