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  1. Primary Texts and Set Critical Reading 19 items
    In preparation for each seminar, you are expected to watch each film/episode and read each book at least once before we discuss them, taking detailed notes. There is also set critical reading each week to be read in advance of class discussion.
    1. 1. Introduction to Adaptation Theory 1 item
      1. Beginning to theorize adaption - L. Hutcheon,, S. O'Flynn

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised reading.

    2. 2. Situating the Text in Context 2 items
      1. The hound of the baskervilles - Arthur Conan Doyle 2015

        Book Essential

    3. 3. The Limitations of Fidelity Criticism 2 items
      1. Elementary - Robert Doherty

        Audio-visual document Essential Season One, Episode One 'Pilot' and Season Four, Episode Sixteen 'Hounded'.

      2. Beyond Fidelity: The Dialogics of Adaptation - R. Stam 2000

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised reading.

    4. 4. Updating Sherlock Holmes 2 items
      1. Sherlock - Series 2 [DVD]

        Audio-visual document Essential Season Two, Episode Two 'The Hounds of Baskerville'.

    5. 5. Identification in Serial Killer Narratives 2 items
      1. Red dragon - Thomas Harris 2009

        Book Essential

      2. The psycho profiles and the influence of Thomas Harris - Philip L. Simpson 2000

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised reading

    6. 6. The Metavisual in Filmic Adaptations 2 items
      1. Manhunter - Michael Mann, William L. Petersen 1986 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential

    7. 8. Transgressive Rewriting in Adaptations 2 items
      1. Hannibal: season 1 - Bryan Fuller, Mads Mikkelsen, Hugh Dancy, Laurence Fishburne 2013 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential Season One, Episode Ten 'Buffet Froid' and Season Three, Episode Thirteen 'The Wrath of the Lamb'.

    8. 9. Science Fiction Horror 2 items
      1. Alien - Ridley Scott, Dan O'Bannon, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt 1979 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Feminism and anxiety in Alien - Judith Newton 1990

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised reading

    9. 10. Novelization 2 items
      1. Alien: The Official Movie Novelization (Alien Movie) - Alan Dean Foster 30 April 2014

        Book Essential

      2. From screen to text: novelization, the hidden continent - J. Baetens 2007

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised reading

    10. 11. Interactive Adaptations 2 items
      1. The primary text for this week is Alien: Isolation. There will be two screening sessions in which you will be able to play.

  2. Indicative Reading List 118 items
    This is an indication of the kinds of texts which will be useful to you. It is NOT exhaustive but should be regarded as a useful starting point.
    1. Adaptation and Narrative 33 items
      1. Screen 2002

        Journal Recommended A special issue of Screen, 43:1 (Spring 2002), is devoted to 'Adaptation and the Literary Film'.

      2. Adaptation

        Journal Recommended Adaptation journal carries useful material.

      3. Concepts in film theory - Dudley Andrew 1984

        Book Recommended

      4. Remediation: understanding new media - J. David Bolter, Richard A. Grusin 2000

        Book Recommended

      5. Novels into film - George Bluestone 2003

        Book Recommended

      6. Narration in the fiction film - David Bordwell 1986

        Book Recommended

      7. Adaptation revisited: television and the classic novel - Sarah Cardwell 2002

        Book Recommended

      8. Adaptation in contemporary culture: textual infidelities - Rachel Carroll 2009

        Book Recommended

      9. Adaptations: from text to screen, screen to text - Deborah Cartmell, Imelda Whelehan 1999

        Book Recommended

      10. Screen adaptation: impure cinema - Deborah Cartmell, Imelda Whelehan 2010

        Book Recommended

      11. Classics in film and fiction - Deborah Cartmell 2000

        Book Recommended

      12. Film and fiction: the dynamics of exchange - Keith Cohen 1979

        Book Recommended

      13. Film and literature: an introduction and reader - Timothy Corrigan 2012

        Book Recommended

      14. Narrative - Jim Cook, British Film Institute. Education Department 1982

        Book Recommended

      15. Rethinking the novel/film debate - Kamilla Elliott 2003

        Book Recommended

      16. Film and the narrative tradition - John L Fell 1986

        Book Recommended

      17. A theory of adaptation - Linda Hutcheon, Siobhan O'Flynn 2012

        Book Recommended

      18. True to the spirit: film adaptation and the question of fidelity - Colin MacCabe, Rick Warner, Kathleen Murray 2011

        Book Recommended

      19. Novel to film: an introduction to the theory of adaptation - Brian McFarlane 1996

        Book Recommended

      20. Film adaptation - James Naremore 2000

        Book Recommended

      21. Cinema and fiction: new modes of adapting, 1950-1990 - John Orr, Colin Nicholson 1992

        Book Recommended

      22. Literature and film - Robert D Richardson 1985

        Book Recommended

      23. Literature and film: a guide to the theory and practice of film adaptation - Robert Stam, Alessandra Raengo 2005

        Book Recommended

      24. A companion to literature and film - Robert Stam, Alessandra Raengo 2004

        Book Recommended

      25. Film/literature/heritage: a sight and sound reader - Ginette Vincendeau 2001

        Book Recommended

      26. The novel and the cinema - Geoffrey Atheling Wagner 1975

        Book Recommended

    2. Comics/Graphic Novels 13 items
      1. The power of comics: history, form and culture - Randy Duncan, Matthew J. Smith, Paul Levitz 2015

        Book Recommended

      2. The rough guide to graphic novels - Danny Fingeroth 2008

        Book Recommended

      3. Comics and narration - Thierry Groensteen 2013

        Book Recommended

      4. The system of comics - Thierry Groensteen 2007

        Book Recommended

      5. A comics studies reader - Jeet Heer, Kent Worcester 2009

        Book Recommended

      6. Reinventing comics - Scott McCloud 2000

        Book Recommended

      7. Understanding comics: invisible art - Scott McCloud 1993

        Book Recommended

      8. The language of comics - Mario Saraceni 2003

        Book Recommended

      9. Critical approaches to comics: theories and methods - Matthew J. Smith, Randy Duncan 2012

        Book Recommended

      10. This book contains graphic language: comics as literature - Rocco Versaci 2007

        Book Recommended

      11. Reading comics: how graphic novels work and what they mean - Douglas Wolk 2007

        Book Recommended

    3. Film and Film Theory 13 items
      1. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson 2016

        Book Recommended

      2. Narrative comprehension and film - Edward Branigan 1992

        Book Recommended

      3. Film theory and criticism: introductory readings - Leo Braudy, Marshall Cohen 2016

        Book Recommended

      4. Theories of authorship: a reader - John Caughie, British Film Institute 1986

        Book Recommended

      5. The cinema book - Pam Cook 2007

        Book Recommended

      6. Style and meaning: studies in the detailed analysis of film - John Gibbs, Douglas Pye, University of Reading. Department of Film, Theatre & Television 2005

        Book Recommended

      7. Approaches to popular film - Joanne Hollows, Mark Jancovich 1995

        Book Recommended

      8. A companion to film theory - Toby Miller, Robert Stam 2004

        Book Recommended

      9. Film and theory: an anthology - Robert Stam, Toby Miller 2000

        Book Recommended

    4. Literary Narrative 6 items
      1. The Cambridge introduction to narrative - H. Porter Abbott 2008

        Book Recommended

      2. Narratology: introduction to the theory of narrative - Mieke Bal 2009

        Book Recommended

      3. Narrative - Paul Cobley 2014

        Book Recommended

      4. Telling stories: a theoretical analysis of narrative fiction - Steven Cohan, Linda M. Shires 1988

        Book Recommended

      5. A companion to narrative theory - James Phelan, Peter J. Rabinowitz 2005

        Book Recommended

    5. Novelization 6 items
      1. Proposed taxonomy for novelizations and adaptations - M.A. Stackpole 2013

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The Abyss: between film and novelization - T. van Parys 2013

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Introduction: science fiction adaptation across media - T. van Parys, I.Q. Hunter 2013

        Chapter Recommended

    6. Television Studies 18 items
      1. The television studies reader - Robert Clyde Allen, Annette Hill 2004

        Book Recommended

      2. An introduction to television studies - Jonathan Bignell 2013

        Book Recommended

      3. Television style - Jeremy G. Butler 2010

        Book Recommended

      4. Television studies: the key concepts - Bernadette Casey 2008

        Book Recommended

      5. British television drama: a history - Lez Cooke 2015

        Book Recommended

      6. Critical ideas in television studies - John Corner 1999

        Book Recommended

      7. The television genre book - Glen Creeber 2015

        Book Recommended

      8. The American television industry - Michael Curtin, Jane Shattuc, British Film Institute 2009

        Book Recommended

      9. Television drama: form, agency, innovation - Trisha Dunleavy 2009

        Book Recommended

      10. The Columbia history of American television - Gary Richard Edgerton 2007

        Book Recommended

      11. Television culture - John Fiske 2011

        Book Recommended

      12. Understanding television - Andrew Goodwin, Garry Whannel 1990

        Book Recommended

      13. Television studies - Toby Miller 2002

        Book Recommended

      14. Television, audiences and cultural studies - David Morley 1992

        Book Recommended

      15. Television: the critical view - Horace Newcomb 2007

        Book Recommended

      16. How to study television - Keith Selby, Ron Cowdery 1995

        Book Recommended

    7. Video Games 10 items
      1. Understanding video games: the essential introduction - Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen, Jonas Heide Smith, Susana Pajares Tosca 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      2. Playing with videogames - James Newman 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      3. Videogames - James Newman 2013

        Book Recommended ebook is of the 1st edition.

      4. Horror video games: essays on the fusion of fear and play - Bernard Perron 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      5. The video game theory reader 2 - Bernard Perron, Mark J. P. Wolf 2009

        Book Recommended

      6. The ethics of computer games - Miguel Sicart 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      7. The art of videogames - Grant Tavinor 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

    8. Reading for Core Texts: Sherlock Holmes and The Hound of the Baskervilles 8 items
      1. Sherlock Holmes meets Dracula - Daniel Cottom 2012

        Article Recommended

      2. Sherlock's men: masculinity, Conan Doyle, and cultural history - Joseph A. Kestner 1997

        Book Recommended

      3. Sherlock Holmes and game theory - Michael Wainwright 2012

        Article Recommended

    9. Reading for Core Texts: Hannibal Lecter and Red Dragon 5 items
      1. Hannibal Lecter and Philosophy - edited by Joseph Westfall. 12/01/2016

        Book Recommended ebook on order for the Library.

      2. Hearths of Darkness - Tony Williams. 01/01/2015

        Book Recommended On order for the Library.

    10. Reading for Core Texts: Ellen Ripley and Alien 6 items
      1. Alien as an abortion parable. - Cobbs, John L. 1990

        Article Recommended

      2. Alien and the monstrous-feminine - B. Creed 1990

        Chapter Recommended

      3. The Alien series and generic hybridity - M. Flanagan 1999

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Alien woman - Ximena Gallardo C. 2004

        Book Recommended On order for the Library.

      5. Feminism, humanism and science in Alien - J.H. Kavanagh 1990

        Chapter Recommended

  3. Digitised Readings (Under construction) 8 items
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