Textbooks Adaptation and the Avant-Garde Mobi Read Apps Download Adaptations have occurred regularly since the beginning of cinema, but little recognition has been given to avant-garde adaptations of literary or other texts. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ This compelling study corrects such omissions by detailing the theory and practice of alternative adaptation practices from major avant-garde directors. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ Avant-Garde films are often relegated to the margins because they challenge our traditional notions of what film form and style can accomplish. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ Directors who choose to adapt previous material run the risk of severe critical dismay; making films that are highly subjective interpretations or representations of existing texts takes courage and foresight. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ An avant-garde adaptation provokes spectators by making them re-think what they know about film itself, just as much as the previous source material. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ Adaptation and the Avant-Garde examines films by Peter Greenaway, Jean-Luc Godard, Guy Maddin, Jan Svankmajer and many others, offering illuminating insights and making us reconsider the nature of adaptation, appropriation, borrowing, and the re-imagining of previous sources.
- Author≣William Verrone_Books
- Publisher≣Bloomsbury Publishing USA
- ISBN 10≣1441133828
- ISBN 13≣9781441133823