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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

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...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...

Dialectic Film Montage

Nitzan Ben-Shaul

Nitzan Ben-Shaul is Associate Professor at the Film and Television Department in Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Mythical Expressions of Siege in Israeli Films, Introduction to Film Theories and A Violent World: Competing Images of Middle East Conflicts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film : The Key Concepts

Berg, 2007

Book chapter

...Introduction The concept of dialectic film montage has been used by formalists and cognitivists as a peculiar film device, whose dialectic or rather asymmetrical or contradictory film transitions enhance the viewers’ attention...

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...

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

Book chapter

...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...

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

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...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...

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...

Poststructuralist Criticism

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Poststructuralism extrapolated from the ideas of Structuralism, especially the idea that differences create identities. The Structuralists said language consists of word-sounds whose identity is given by their difference from other...

From the Photogenic to the Simulacrum

Nitzan Ben-Shaul

Nitzan Ben-Shaul is Associate Professor at the Film and Television Department in Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Mythical Expressions of Siege in Israeli Films, Introduction to Film Theories and A Violent World: Competing Images of Middle East Conflicts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film : The Key Concepts

Berg, 2007

Book chapter

...Introduction The concept of the photogenic in film was developed by French theorist and filmmaker Jean Epstein. It concerns the specific nature of the film image. For the different variants of the realist approach to film...

Conclusion: Postmodern theory after the end of history

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

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...Postmodernism is a theory of culture that begins first as a reaction to modern narratives of history, including liberal and Enlightenment narratives of progress, and dialectical models of change and transformation, particularly Marxist...