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Pockets of Change : Adaptation and Cultural Transition - Jane Stadler

Pockets of Change

Adaptation and Cultural Transition

By: Jane Stadler (Editor), Peta Mitchell (Editor), Adam Atkinson (Editor)


Published: 29th April 2011
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Pockets of Change addresses issues of cultural adaptation and transition in the Arts. Based on insights into a range of primary texts and cultural practices-from visual art to film, from literature to theatre-these essays investigate the ways in which traditions, art-forms, cultures and ethics adapt to challenge established boundaries.

Chapter 1 Introduction: Evolving the Field: Adaptation Studies in Transition
Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Haunted Space: Adapting Dante's Inferno for Contemporary Performance
Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Adapting Verbatim Theater: David Hare's Stuff Happens
Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Cross-Cultural Adaptation and the Transition toward Reconciliation in Australian Film and Literature: Deadly Unna? and Australian Rules
Chapter 5 Chapter 4: "Enraptured with every scent and flavour of the East"?: Mira Nair's Vanity Fair as a Contrapuntal Film Adaptation
Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Cosmopolitanism in Twenty-First Century Indian English Poetry
Chapter 7 Chapter 6: Young Writer, "Young Country": Katherine Mansfield's Ambivalence Towards Colonial New Zealand
Chapter 8 Chapter 7: Imagined Villages and Knowable Communities: Work and the Pastoral in Thomas Hardy's Poetry
Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Authentic Traditions on Show?
Chapter 10 Chapter 9: A Pocket of Change in Post-War Australia: Confectionery and the End of Childhood
Chapter 11 Chapter 10: "Delighted Stares": Keats's Mediated Reading
Chapter 12 Chapter 11: "Human Cylinders": Mina Loy and the Technological Age
Chapter 13 Chapter 12: Between the Painting and the Novel: Ekphrasis and Witnessing in Pat Barker's Double Vision

ISBN: 9780739165355
ISBN-10: 0739165356
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 29th April 2011
Publisher: University Press of America