Adaptation Critics

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Can you name the literary critics based on their theories on adaptation?

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Terms associated with adaptation: Infidelity, betrayal, deformation, violation, bastardization, vulgarization, desecration; Roots of prejudice in adaptation are: Seniority, dichoto
Griffith suggested filming Dickens as Dickens novels are written - episodes which jump about, aren't linear
Concepts: Psychic, Ventriliquist, Decomposing, Genetic, Incarnational, Trumping
Adaptation is its own genre; Four markers: period setting, period music, obsession with authors/books, use of intertitles to give information about setting
Defense of adaptations as independent pieces, not copies; Almost everything is an adaptation
In 'Bleak House', Esther has to be changed to be more likeable to a C21 audience; We see her as an abused child, different to Victorian presentation; More aggressive/assertive; Dif
Transposition, Commentary, Analogy
Adaptation: casts specific genre into a new mode, is a commentary on a source text, makes texts relevant; Categories: transposition, commentary, analogue; Appropriation: informing
Transtextuality categories: Intertextuality, Paratextuality, Metatextuality, Architextuality, Hypertextuality
A work of art/literature/film etc. can only be called a work of art if the piece has only one author

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