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Adaptation and Cultural Appropriation

Literature, Film, and the Arts

Ed. by Nicklas, Pascal / Lindner, Oliver

Series:spectrum Literaturwissenschaft / spectrum Literature 27

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    Publication Date:
    May 2012
    Copyright year:
    2012
    ISBN
    978-3-11-027223-9
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    Aims and Scope

    “Hamlet” by Olivier, Kaurismäki or Shepard and “Pride and Prejudice” in its many adaptations show the virulence of these texts and the importance of aesthetic recycling for the formation of cultural identity and diversity. Adaptation has always been a standard literary and cultural strategy, and can be regarded as the dominant means of production in the cultural industries today. Focusing on a variety of aspects such as artistic strategies and genre, but also marketing and cultural politics, this volume takes a critical look at ways of adapting and appropriating cultural texts across epochs and cultures in literature, film and the arts.

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    23.0 x 15.5 cm
    viii, 277 pages
    5 Fig. 1 Tables
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Adaptation; appropriation

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    Pascal Nicklas, Berlin; Oliver Lindner, University of Bayreuth, Germany.

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