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Inventing Nat Turner

John Hodgkins

John Hodgkins received his M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Rhode Island, where he has taught courses in contemporary literature as well as film history, theory and criticism. His articles have appeared in such publications as Adaptation, Film and History, and the Journal of Popular Film and Television, among others. He currently teaches English and film at York College and Manhattan Marymount College in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drift : Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Robert Stam has opined that because of the collaborative nature of filmmaking, one can conceive of individual cinematic texts as “hybrid constructions” in which the words, images, and ideas of multiple contributors combine to form...

A Dark-Adapting Eye

John Hodgkins

John Hodgkins received his M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Rhode Island, where he has taught courses in contemporary literature as well as film history, theory and criticism. His articles have appeared in such publications as Adaptation, Film and History, and the Journal of Popular Film and Television, among others. He currently teaches English and film at York College and Manhattan Marymount College in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drift : Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In the preceding chapters, I sought to trouble the traditional modes and methods of adaptation studies proper, with its overriding concern for plot and character, by beginning to articulate a new critical orientation: one attuned...

An Epidemic of Seeing

John Hodgkins

John Hodgkins received his M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Rhode Island, where he has taught courses in contemporary literature as well as film history, theory and criticism. His articles have appeared in such publications as Adaptation, Film and History, and the Journal of Popular Film and Television, among others. He currently teaches English and film at York College and Manhattan Marymount College in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drift : Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In Don DeLillo’s first novel, Americana, protagonist David Bell announces his desire to make a work of art that is “part dream, part fiction, part movies,” a work haunted by the “ghosts and shadows” of filmmakers like Robert Bresson, Miklós...

Making the Old Words New

John Hodgkins

John Hodgkins received his M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Rhode Island, where he has taught courses in contemporary literature as well as film history, theory and criticism. His articles have appeared in such publications as Adaptation, Film and History, and the Journal of Popular Film and Television, among others. He currently teaches English and film at York College and Manhattan Marymount College in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drift : Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The impact of cinema on the literary style of John Dos Passos was profound. As Gretchen Foster observes, Dos Passos “responded to . . . new ways of telling a story which filmmakers were developing in the early twentieth century” more...

Theorizing the Drift

John Hodgkins

John Hodgkins received his M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Rhode Island, where he has taught courses in contemporary literature as well as film history, theory and criticism. His articles have appeared in such publications as Adaptation, Film and History, and the Journal of Popular Film and Television, among others. He currently teaches English and film at York College and Manhattan Marymount College in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drift : Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Adaptation For Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, an evolutionary theorist writing in the early 1800s, the term connoted positive change, an ability to physiologically adjust in response to the demands of one’s environment, and to then pass along...

Drifting On

John Hodgkins

John Hodgkins received his M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Rhode Island, where he has taught courses in contemporary literature as well as film history, theory and criticism. His articles have appeared in such publications as Adaptation, Film and History, and the Journal of Popular Film and Television, among others. He currently teaches English and film at York College and Manhattan Marymount College in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drift : Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In a wide-ranging examination of adaptation and appropriation throughout the arts, Julie Sanders observes that too often the relationship between a source text and an adapted text is “viewed as linear and reductive; the appropriation...

Introduction

Matthew Flisfeder

Matthew Flisfeder is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg. He is the author of The Symbolic, The Sublime, and Slavoj Žižek’s Theory of Film (2012) and co-editor of Žižek and Media Studies: A Reader (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Postmodern Theory and Blade Runner

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The term “postmodernism” expresses something quite peculiar about, but also something that is rather particular to the financial stage of capitalism. In a sense, finance helps to obliterate the future. Finance forces us into an experience...

Postmodernism and Blade Runner

Matthew Flisfeder

Matthew Flisfeder is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg. He is the author of The Symbolic, The Sublime, and Slavoj Žižek’s Theory of Film (2012) and co-editor of Žižek and Media Studies: A Reader (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Postmodern Theory and Blade Runner

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Mapping the historical logic of Blade Runner Blade Runner is a film that, depending upon the manner in which it is addressed, can be claimed by various critical perspectives and theoretical approaches. Perhaps it is this very fact...

Postmodernism and postmodern theory

Matthew Flisfeder

Matthew Flisfeder is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg. He is the author of The Symbolic, The Sublime, and Slavoj Žižek’s Theory of Film (2012) and co-editor of Žižek and Media Studies: A Reader (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Postmodern Theory and Blade Runner

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Toward a theory of the postmodern My approach to postmodernism involves first providing a historical sketch of its emergence, and especially its relationship to modernism. Since, in my view, postmodernism is on the one hand the product...

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Directed by

Joel Coen

and

Ethan Coen

Written by

Joel Coen

and

Ethan Coen

Screenplay

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...Ralph’s It is late; the supermarket is all but deserted. We are tracking in on a fortyish man in Bermuda shorts and sunglasses at the dairy case. He is the Dude. His rumpled look and relaxed manner suggest a man in whom casualness runs...