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The Exploitative Adaptation

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

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...Almost any text, whether literary or cultural artifact, can be rewritten or appropriated through public consumption or by an individual artist. Adaptations can change dramatically from original sources to their finished, or secondary...

Appropriation

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

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...The “theft” of previously available artistic works, cultural artifacts, historical data, or biographical information, whether in performance or as a published piece, has been a common practice of creative endeavor, whether in filmmaking...

Introduction

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

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...Film adaptations of previously published or existent material, from novels, stories, and plays to less “suitable” material such as operas, other films, biography, or history, have been an essential aspect of film history since the silent...

Adaptation Theory and Practice

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

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...Introduction Most histories of the cinema account for adaptations of literary texts because they have been a practice since the origins of film. Still, the history of adaptation theory and practice and, particularly, the often contentious...

Conclusion

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

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...Cinema adaptations of well-known novels proliferate, and there will always be a demand for them because they reinforce the popular cultural idioms and tastes of both the impressionable youth (Twilight, Harry Potter) and the high-minded...

Why Avant-Garde?

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

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...Avant-garde films have more often than not been relegated to the margins of film history. Any comprehensive film history text will cover avant-garde film, but the amount of information provided is usually a chapter (if one is lucky...

Adaptations from Contemporary Literature

Ken Dancyger

Ken Dancyger is the author of numerous books on screenwriting, editing, and production. He conducts screenwriting forums and workshops in North America, Europe, and Asia. A past chair of Undergraduate studies in the Department of Film and Television at NYU, he is currently Professor of Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jeff Rush

Jeff Rush is an associate professor at Temple University's Department of Film & Media Arts. He has served as director of the MFA program and as Department Chair in Film & Media Arts. He received an MFA in Screenwriting and Directing from the American Film Institute and an MFA in Fiction Writing from the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop. In addition to teaching, Jeff has worked as a freelance screenwriter and has published numerous articles and books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alternative Scriptwriting : Beyond the Hollywood Formula

Focal Press, 2013

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... Adaptations from Contemporary Literature I t is a commonplace that literary fi ction that depends on internal voice or that is highly stylized does not translate well into a mainstream fi lm. This is because these literary techniques...

Introduction

Dennis J. Packard

Dennis J. Packard is a professor at Brigham Young University. He holds a PhD in Philosophy (Stanford) and in Theater and Film (BYU). Packard has produced two films (Firecreek, Hottieboombalottie), and is currently involved with two in pre-production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Film Novelist : Writing a Screenplay and Short Novel in 15 Weeks

Continuum, 2011

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...In 1930 Dashiell Hammett published The Maltese Falcon, the first film novel. The Maltese Falcon was filmed the very next year, again five years later, and then finally, through a series of fortuitous events, definitively in 1941 by John...

Pitch

Dennis J. Packard

Dennis J. Packard is a professor at Brigham Young University. He holds a PhD in Philosophy (Stanford) and in Theater and Film (BYU). Packard has produced two films (Firecreek, Hottieboombalottie), and is currently involved with two in pre-production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Film Novelist : Writing a Screenplay and Short Novel in 15 Weeks

Continuum, 2011

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...So far you have been warming up. Now you will actually begin writing your script and film novel. In this chapter, you will learn why it is good to summarize your story first and flesh it out second. And you will write several possible...

Scenes

Dennis J. Packard

Dennis J. Packard is a professor at Brigham Young University. He holds a PhD in Philosophy (Stanford) and in Theater and Film (BYU). Packard has produced two films (Firecreek, Hottieboombalottie), and is currently involved with two in pre-production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Film Novelist : Writing a Screenplay and Short Novel in 15 Weeks

Continuum, 2011

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...In the last chapter, you learned about the types of sentences that can be used in film novels. In this chapter, you will see how such sentences have actually been used in past film novels and how they could be used in future ones. Then you...