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True to the Spirit: Film Adaptation and the Question of Fidelity

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Fifty percent of Hollywood productions each year are adaptations--films that use an already published book, dramatic work, or comic as their source material. If the original is well known, then for most spectators the question of whether these adaptations are "true to the spirit" of the original is central. The recent wave of adaptation studies dismisses the question of fidelity as irrelevant, mistaken, or an affront to the unstable nature of meaning itself. The essays gathered here, mixing the field's top authorities ...

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True to the Spirit: Film Adaptation and the Question of Fidelity
2012, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195374674

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True to the Spirit: Film Adaptation and the Question of Fidelity
2012, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195374667

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