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<hr>Contents<hr> Notes on Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: The Theory and Practice of Adaptation Robert Stam 1?Improvements and Reparations at Mansfield Park Tim Watson 2?Keeping the Carcass in Motion: Adaptation and Transmutations of the National in The Last of the Mohicans Jacquelyn Kilpatrick 3?The Discreet Charm of the Leisure Class: Terence Davies's The House of Mirth Richard Porton 4?In Search of Adaptation: Proust and Film Melissa Anderson 5?The Grapes of Wrath: Thematic Emphasis through Visual Style Vivian C. Sobchack 6?Cape Fear and Trembling: Familial Dread Kirsten Thompson 7?The Carnival of Repression: German Left-wing Politics and The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum Alexandra Seibel 8?Serial Time: Bluebeard in Stepford Bliss Cua Lim 9?Boyz N the Hood Chronotope: Spike Lee, Richard Price, and the Changing Authorship of Clockers Paula J. Massood 10?Defusing The English Patient Patrick Deer 11?Carnivals and Goldfish: History and Crisis in The Butcher Boy Jessica Scarlata 12?Passion or Heartburn? The Uses of Humor in Like Water for Chocolate Dianna C. Niebylski 13?Beloved: The Adaptation of an American Slave Narrative Mia Mask 14?Oral Traditions, Literature, and Cinema in Africa Mbye Cham 15?Memory and History in the Politics of Adaptation: Revisiting the Partition of India in Tamas Ranjani Mazumdar 16?The Written Scene: Writers as Figures of Cinematic Redemption Paul Arthur Index
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Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures and literature.