Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Published March 16th by Palgrave Macmillan first published November 29th In a fairly exhaustive overview of the academic discourse on fandom, she argues that a stalemate could be reached if considerations such as race, ethnicity, class and sexuality were not combined with gender p. It still leaves one wondering, though, just how often remakes have been seriously worth the time and effort and money that have gone into them. Anonymous added it Oct 22, Open Preview See a Problem? My library Help Advanced Book Search.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Davor rated it it was amazing Jul 11, This is a really scholarly book, written with a confidence and flair that would have enabled the author to pull his major perceptions together into conclusions of his own. These and other attempts to organise the mass of remakes constantly raise matters of genre, intertexuality and adaptation of various kinds. If the pre-sold title works to encourage punters, I suppose it must also work in reverse for some of us who, in child-dominated years, have been forced to endure, say, The Brady Bunch through countless formulaic episodes, and would rather have root-canal work than voluntarily sit through a film-length version.

Film Remakes Constantine Verevis Limited preview – It still leaves one wondering, though, just how often remakes have been seriously worth the time and effort and money that have gone into them.

He also quotes from DVD extras: If the pre-sold title works to encourage punters, I suppose it must also work in reverse for some of us who, in child-dominated years, have been forced to endure, say, The Brady Bunch through countless formulaic episodes, and would rather have root-canal work than voluntarily sit through a film-length version.

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This approach to This is the first book to provide a comprehensive and systematic account of the phenomenon of cinematic remaking. This is the first book to provide a comprehensive and systematic account of the phenomenon of cinematic remaking.

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Film Remakes Dr Constantine Verevis Edinburgh University Press- Performing Arts – pages 0 Reviews This is the first book to provide a comprehensive and systematic account of the phenomenon of cinematic remaking. As such, Kathryn Schweishelm proposes an essay based on the comparative study of two versions of The Stepford Wives p. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Alex rated it really liked it Jul 17, Stefan Leverton rated it really liked it Aug 17, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive and systematic account of the phenomenon of cinematic remaking. Account Options Sign in. Trivia About Film Remakes. Eleonora rated it liked it Feb 01, For instance, in her study of the fan-vidding phenomenon p.

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David added it Sep 28, This so-called loss of meaning is identified here as a process of recontextualization, placing remakes as products of their own time, generating new meanings for new generations. Paulo Azenha added it Nov 29, Drawing upon recent theories of genre and intertextuality, Film Remakes describes remaking as both an elastic concept and a complex situation, one enabled and limited by the interrelated roles and practices of industry, critics, and audiences.

References to this book Parodie trifft Filmtheorie: Drawing upon recent theories of genre and intertextuality, Film Remakes describes remaking as both an elastic concept and a complex situation, one enabled and limited by the interrelated roles and practices of industry, critics and audiences.

Eleanor rated it liked it Dec 07, Any transformation or mutation was thus considered as blasphemy, tainting the original work from which the adaptation sprang.

Siddartha added it Jan 19, Remakex II, addressing the idea of remakes as textual category, makes some astute discriminations between remakes and adaptations: Finally, Daniel Stein identifies video spoofs as metareflexive deconstructions enhancing the structural weaknesses of certain source materials p. He proposes in his introductory chapter three ways of considering the concept of the film remake: