Publications

Association of Adaptation Studies PublicationsAdaptation: A Short Bibliography

 

Books

Adaptation in Contemporary Culture: Textual Infidelities. Ed. Rachel Carroll. Continuum, 2009.

Adaptation Studies: New Challenges, New Directions. Eds. Jorgen Bruhn, Anne Gjelsvik and Eirik Frisvold Hanssen. Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.

Adaptations: From Text to Screen, Screen to Text. Eds. Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan. Routledge, 1999.

Allen, Graham. Intertextuality. Second edition. The Critical Idiom series. Routledge, 2011.

Andrew, Dudley. Concepts in Film Theory. Oxford University Press, 1984.

Authorship in Film Adaptation. Ed. Jack Boozer. University of Texas Press, 2008.

Beja, Morris. Film and Literature. Longman, 1976.

Between Page and Screen: Remaking Literature Through Cinema and Cyberspace. Ed. Kiene Brillenburg Wurth. Fordham University Press, 2012.

Beyond Adaptation: Essays on Radical Transformations of Original Works. Eds. Phyllis Frus and Christy Williams. McFarland, 2010.

The Blackwell Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation. Ed. Deborah Cartmell. Blackwell, 2012.

Bluestone, George. Novels into Film. Johns Hopkins Press, 1957.

Bolter, Jay David, and Richard Grusin. Remediation: Understanding New Media. MIT, 1999.

Books in Motion: Adaptation, Intertextuality, Authorship. Ed. Mireia Aragay. Rodopi, 2005.

Boozer, Jack, Ed. Authorship in Film Adaptation. University of Texas Press, 2008.

Bordwell, David. Narration in the Fiction Film. University of Wisconsin Press, 1985.

Boyum, Joy Gould. Double Exposure: Fiction into Film. New American Library, 1985.

Brown, Kathleen L. Teaching Literary Theory Using Film Adaptations. McFarland Press, 2006.

Bryant, John. The Fluid Text: A Theory of Revision and Editing for Book and Screen. The Editorial Theory and Literary Criticism series. University of Michigan Press, 2002.

The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen. Ed. Deborah Cartmell. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Cardwell, Sarah. Adaptation Revisited: Television and the Classic Novel. Manchester University Press, 2002.

Cartmell, Deborah. Adaptations in the Sound Era: 1927-37. Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.

Chatman, Seymour. Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film. Cornell University Press, 1978.

Classics in Film and Fiction. Eds. Deborah Cartmell, I. Q. Hunter, Heidi Kaye, and Imelda Whelehan. Pluto Press, 2000.

Cohen, Keith. Film and Fiction: The Dynamics of Exchange. Yale University Press, 1979.

A Companion to Literature and Film. Eds. Robert Stam and Alessandro Raengo. Blackwell, 2005.

Constandinides, Costas. From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation: Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media. Bloomsbury Academic, 2012.

Corrigan, Timothy. Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader. Routledge, 2012.

DeBona, Guerric. Film Adaptation in the Hollywood Studio Era. University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Elliott, Kamilla. Rethinking the Novel/Film Debate. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

The Encyclopedia of Novels Into Film. Eds. John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh. Second edition. Checkmark Books, 2005.

The English Novel and the Movies. Eds. William Klein and Gillian Parker. Ungar, 1981.

Film Adaptation. Ed. James Naremore. Rutgers University Press, 2000.

Film / Literature / Heritage. Ed. Ginette Vincendeau. BFI, 2001.

Genette, Gerard. Palimpsests: Literature in the Second Degree. University of Nebraska Press, 1997.

Geraghty, Christine. Now A Major Motion Picture: Film Adaptations of Literature and Drama. Rowman and Littlefield, 2008.

Griffiths, James. Adaptations as Imitations. University of Delaware Press, 1997. Hunter, Jefferson. English Filming, English Writing. Indiana University Press, 2010.

Hutcheon, Linda. A Theory of Adaptation. New York: Routledge, 2006; Second edition (with Siobhan O’Flynn). New York: Routledge, 2013.

In/Fidelity: Essays on Film Adaptation. Eds. David Kranz and Nancy C. Mellerski. Cambridge Scholars, 2008.

Leitch, Thomas. Film Adaptation and its Discontents. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.

The Literature/Film Reader: Issues of Adaptation. Eds. James M. Welsh and Peter Lev. Scarecrow Press, 2007.

Literature and Film: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Film Adaptation. Eds. Robert Stam and Alessandra Raengo. Blackwell, 2004.

Literature into Film: Theory and Practical Approaches. Ed. Linda Cahir. McFarland, 2006.

McFarlane, Brain. Novel to Film: An Introduction to the Theory of Adaptation. Oxford University Press, 1996.

Media Archaeology: Approaches, Applications, and Implications. Eds. Erkki Huhtamo and Jussi Parikka. University of California Press, 2011.

Murray, Simone. The Adaptation Industry: The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation. Routledge, 2013.

Orr, Mary. Intertextuality: Debates and Contexts. Polity, 2003.

The Pedagogy of Adaptation. Eds. Dennis Cutchins, Lawrence Raw, and James M. Welsh. Scarecrow Press, 2010.

Pockets of Change: Adaptation and Cultural Transition. Eds. Tricia Hopton, Adam Atkinson, Jane Stadler, and Peta Mitchell. Lexington Books, 2011.

Portnoy, Kenneth. Screen Adaptation: A Scriptwriting Handbook. Second Edition. Focal Press, 1998.

Pulping Fictions: Consuming Culture Across the Literature/Media Divide. Eds. Deborah Cartmell, I. Q. Hunter, and Imelda Whelehan. Pluto Press, 1996.

Redefining Adaptation Studies. Eds. Dennis Cutchins, Lawrence Raw, and James M. Welsh. Scarecrow Press, 2010.

Retrovisions: Reinventing the Past in Film and Fiction. Eds. Deborah Cartmell, I. Q. Hunter, and Imelda Whelehan. Pluto Press, 2001.

Ryan, Marie-Laure. Narrative Across Media: The Languages of Storytelling. University of Nebraska Press, 2004.

Sanders, Julie. Adaptation and Appropriation. Routledge, 2006.

Screen Adaptation: Impure Cinema. Eds. Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Seger, Linda. The Art of Adaptation: Turning Fact and Fiction into Film. Henry Holt and Company, 1992.

Sinyard, Neil. Filming Literature: The Art of Screen Adaptation. St. Martins, 1986.

Slethaug, Gordon E. Adaptation Theory and Criticism: Postmodern Literature and Cinema in the USA. Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.

Stage and Screen: Adaptation Theory from 1916 to 2000. Ed. Bert Cardullo. Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.

Stam, Robert. Literature Through Film: Realism, Magic, and the Art of Adaptation. Blackwell, 2005.

Taylor, Gary. Cultural Selection: Why Some Achievements Survive The Test Of Time And Others Don’t. Basic Books, 1996.

Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Film. Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies series. Ed. Katja Krebs. Routledge, 2013.

True to the Spirit: Film Adaptation and the Question of Fidelity. Eds. Colin McCabe, Kathleen Murray, and Rick Warner. Oxford University Press, 2011.

Wagner, Geoffrey. The Novel and the Cinema. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1975.

Young, James O. Cultural Appropriation and the Arts. Blackwell, 2010.

 

Articles

Andrew, Dudley. “The Well-Worn Muse: Adaptation in Film History and Theory.” In Narrative Strategies. Eds. Syndy M. Conger and Janet R. Welsh. Western Illinois University Press, 1980. 9-17.

Bazin, Andre. “Adaptation, or the Cinema as Digest.” In Film Adaptation. Ed. James Naremore. Rutgers University Press, 2000. 19-27.

——. “In Defense of Mixed Cinema.” In What is Cinema? Trans. Hugh Gray. University of California Press, 1967. Vol. 1. 53-75.

Carroll, Noel. “Forget the Medium!” In Engaging the Moving Image. Yale University Press, 2003. 1-9.

Cattrysse, Patrick. “Film (Adaptation) as Translation: Some Methodological Proposals.” Target: International Journal of Translation Studies 4.1 (1992): 53-70.

Chatman, Seymour. “What Novels Can Do That Films Can’t (and Vice Versa).” Critical Inquiry 7.1 (1980): 121-40. Connor, J. D. “The Persistence of Fidelity: Adaptation Theory Today.” M/C Journal 10.2 (2007).

Ellestrom, Lars. “The Modalities of Media: A Model for Understanding Intermedial Relations.” In Media Borders, Multimodality, and Intermediality. Eds. Lars Ellestrom. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 1-50.

Ellis, John. “The Literary Adaptation.” Screen 23 (1982): 3-5.

Hutcheon, Linda, and Gary R. Bortolotti. “On the Origin of Adaptations: Rethinking Fidelity Discourse and ‘Success’—Biologically.” New Literary History 38.3 (2007): 443-58.

Jameson, Frederic. “Afterword: Adaptation as a Philosophical Problem.” In True to the Spirit: Film Adaptation and the Question of Fidelity. Eds. Colin McCabe, Kathleen Murray, and Rick Warner. Oxford University Press, 2011. 215-33.

Johnson, David T. “Windows onto Disciplines.” Literature/Film Quarterly 39.3 (2011): 162-4. Kline, Karen E. “The Accidental Tourist on Page and on Screen: Interrogating Normative Theories about Film Adaptation.” Literature/Film Quarterly 24.1 (1996): 70-84.

Kristeva, Julia. “Word, Dialogue and Novel.” In The Kristeva Reader. Ed. Toril Moi. Columbia University Press, 1986. 35–61. [A classic statement on intertextuality from 1969. For context, see Orr, Intertextuality, below.] Moi, Toril, ed. The Kristeva Reader. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986.

Larsson, Donald F. “Novel into Film: Some Preliminary Reconsiderations.” In Transformations in Literature and Film. Ed. Leon Golden. University Press of Florida, 69-83.

Leitch, Thomas M. “Twelve Fallacies in Contemporary Adaptation Theory.” Criticism 45.2 (2003): 149-71.

——. “Adaptation and Intertextuality, or What Isn’t an Adaptation, and What does it Matter?” In The Blackwell Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation. Ed. Deborah Cartmell. Blackwell, 2012. 87-104.

Marciniak, Małgorzata. “The Appeal of Literature-to-Film Adaptations.” Lingua ac Communitas 17 (2007): 59-67.

Meikle, Kyle. “Rematerializing Adaptation Theory.” Literature/Film Quarterly 41.3(2013): 174-183.

Murray, Simone. “Materializing Adaptation Theory: The Adaptation Industry.” Literature/Film Quarterly 36.1(2008): 4-20.

Orr, Christopher. “The Discourse on Adaptation.” Wide Angle 6.2 (1984): 72-6.

Petho, Agnes. “Intermediality in Film: A Historiography of Methodologies.” In Cinema and Intermediality. Cambridge Scholars, 2011. 19-54.

Rajewsky, Irina O. “Intermediality, Intertextuality and Remediation: A Literary Perspective on Intermediality.” Intermedialites 6.1 (2005): 43-64.

Ray, Robert B. “The Field of ‘Literature and Film.’” In Film Adaptation. Ed. James Naremore. Rutgers University Press, 2000. 38-53.

Sanders, Julie. “Dynamic Repairs: The Emerging Landscape of Adaptation Studies.” In Pockets of Change: Adaptation and Cultural Transition. Eds. Tricia Hopton, Adam Atkinson, Jane Stadler, and Peta Mitchell. Lexington Books, 2011. ix-xiii.

Scholz, Anne-Marie. “Adaptation as Reception: How a Transnational Analysis of Hollywood Films Can Renew the Literature-to-Film Debates.” Amerikastudien / American Studies 54.4 (2009): 657-82.

Stam, Robert. “Introduction: The Theory and Practice of Adaptation.” In Literature and Film. Eds. Robert Stam and Alessandra Raengo. Blackwell, 2005. 1-52.

Williams, Raymond. “From Medium to Social Practice.” In Marxism and Literature. Oxford University Press, 1977. 158-64.

Voigts-Virchow, Eckart. “Metadaptation: Adaptation and Intermediality—Cock and Bull.” Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance 2.2 (2009): 137-52.

 

Journals

Adaptation. Published by Oxford University Press. 2008-present.

Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance. Published by Intellect Publications. 2008-present.

Literature/Film Quarterly. Published by Salisbury University. 1973-present. Special Issue, “Adapt.” M/C Journal 10.2 (2007).

 

The Association of Adaptation Studies thanks Douglas Lanier, Professor of English and Director of the University of New Hampshire, for compiling this bibliography.