nine adaptations for the american stage

Book Title : Nine Adaptations for the American Stage
Author : Romulus Linney
Publisher : Smith & Kraus Books for Kids
Release Date : 2000
Pages : 432
ISBN : UOM:39015049662789
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : American Literature on Stage and Screen
Author : Thomas S. Hischak
Publisher : McFarland
Release Date : 2014-01-10
Pages : 308
ISBN : 9780786492794
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The 525 notable works of 19th and 20th century American fiction in this reference book have many stage, movie, television, and video adaptations. Each literary work is described and then every adaptation is examined with a discussion of how accurate the version is and how well it succeeds in conveying the spirit of the original in a different medium. In addition to famous novels and short stories by authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Willa Cather, many bestsellers, mysteries, children’s books, young adult books, horror novels, science fiction, detective stories, and sensational potboilers from the past two centuries are examined.

Book Title : Southern Writers
Author : Joseph M. Flora
Publisher : LSU Press
Release Date : 2006-06-21
Pages : 504
ISBN : 9780807131237
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition's-written by 264 scholars. For every figure major and minor, from the venerable and canonical to the fresh and innovative, a biographical sketch and chronological list of published works provide comprehensive, concise, up-to-date information. Here in one convenient source are the South's novelists and short story writers, poets and dramatists, memoirists and essayists, journalists, scholars, and biographers from the colonial period to the twenty-first century. What constitutes a "southern writer" is always a matter for debate. Editors Joseph M. Flora and Amber Vogel have used a generous definition that turns on having a significant connection to the region, in either a personal or literary sense. New to this volume are younger writers who have emerged in the quarter century since the dictionary's original publication, as well as older talents previously unknown or unacknowledged. For almost every writer found in the previous edition, a new biography has been commissioned. Drawn from the very best minds on southern literature and covering the full spectrum of its practitioners, Southern Writers is an indispensable reference book for anyone intrigued by the subject.

Book Title : Rudyard Kipling and Sir Henry Rider Haggard on Screen Stage Radio and Television
Author : Philip Leibfried
Publisher : McFarland
Release Date : 2015-08-13
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9781476609317
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Rudyard Kipling and Sir Henry Rider Haggard—close friends—wrote about adventure and the exotic in very different ways. Examined together, their works illuminate each other. The writings of both have been adapted to the screen, stage, television, and radio numerous times (with varying degrees of fidelity) and this is a complete guide to those adaptations. In the main section of the book each original literary work is summarized, followed by a complete filmography and an analysis of each film based on that story or poem. Additional sections provide information on adaptations for radio, stage, and television. Photographs are included from films ranging from The Jungle Book (Kipling) to King Solomon’s Mines (Haggard).

Book Title : Greeks and Romans on the Latin American Stage
Author : Rosa Andújar
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date : 2020-01-09
Pages : 312
ISBN : 9781350125636
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The first comprehensive treatment in English of the rich and varied afterlife of classical drama across Latin America, this volume explores the myriad ways in which ancient Greek and Roman texts have been adapted, invoked and re-worked in notable modern theatrical works across North and South America and the Caribbean, while also paying particular attention to the national and local context of each play. A comprehensive introduction provides a critical overview of the varying issues and complexities that arise when studying the afterlife of the European classics in the theatrical stages across this diverse and vast region. Fourteen chapters, divided into three general geographical sub-regions (Southern Cone, Brazil and the Caribbean and North America) present a strong connection to an ancient dramatic source text as well as comment upon important socio-political crises in the modern history of Latin America. The diversity and expertise of the voices in this volume translate into a multi-ranging approach to the topic that encompasses a variety of theoretical and interdisciplinary perspectives from classics, Latin American studies and theatre and performance studies.

Book Title : Actors of the Spaghetti Westerns
Author : James Prickette
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release Date : 2012-01-20
Pages : 543
ISBN : 9781469144290
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Musical accompaniment were jazzed up renditions that basically fit the art form like a glove with a stylish beat that usually pounded out the action as the story unfolded. The music set the mood and the audiences followed. Most of these films would never reach America during the era, even though they were generally aimed at the American film goers. The Actors who went to Italy and got involved in these lucrative new genre spinoffs all enjoyed star status, recognition and glow of the limelight that came with it. These are the Actors were talking about here.

Book Title : Adaptation Studies
Author : Christa Albrecht-Crane
Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
Release Date : 2010
Pages : 306
ISBN : 9780838642627
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The volume takes as its starting point the assumption that adapters cannot simply "transpose" or transfer one particular text from one medium to another. They must interpret, re-work, and re-imagine the precursor text in order to choose the various meanings and sensations they find most compelling (or most cost-effective); then, they create scenes, characters, plot elements, etc., that match their interpretation. These very relationships are the subject matter this collection seeks to explore. Poststructural theory is an ideal place to begin a rigorous and theoretically sound investigation of adaptation. As adaptation studies adopts a poststructuralist lens and defines this richer notion of intertextuality, some of its key assumptions will change. Adaptation scholars will recognize that all film adaptations are intertextual by definition, multivocal by necessity, and adaptive by their nature --

Book Title : Early American Drama
Author : Various
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date : 1997-08-01
Pages : 560
ISBN : 1101177217
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This unique volume includes eight early dramas that mirror American literary, social, and cultural history: Royall Tylers The Contrast (1789); William Dunlap'sAndre (1798); James Nelson Barker's The Indian Princess (1808); Robert Montgomery Bird's The Gladiator (1831); William Henry Smith's The Drunkard(1844); Anna Cora Mowatt's Fashion (1845); George Aiken's Uncle Tom's Cabin(1852); and Dion Boucicault's The Octoroon (1859). For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Book Title : The New York Clipper Annual
Author :
Publisher :
Release Date : 1879
Pages :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020015835
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The American Stage and Those who Have Made it Famous
Author : Gustav Kobbé
Publisher :
Release Date : 1900
Pages : 294
ISBN : HARVARD:HNNWGM
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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