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dc.contributor.advisorBatra, Nandita
dc.contributor.authorMéndez-Rodríguez, Sharon
dc.description.abstractFilm adaptation is a relatively new and popular form of studying texts, which is very important to our society because of the effect that adaptation has on it. The differences between the “original” text and adaptation are what should make them relevant and worthy of further study. These differences allow us to see the changes in how we historicize a text, as well as the changing ways the novel is made “relevant” to new audiences. In essence, film adaptations keep the source text alive within culture and the audience. The theories behind film adaptations are many and are to be explored in the first chapter of this study. In the second chapter the films Pride and Prejudice (1940) directed by Robert Z. Leonard, Pride and Prejudice (1995 miniseries) directed by Andrew Davis, and Pride and Prejudice (2005) directed by Joe Wright will be analyzed and discussed. In the third chapter the more contemporary adaptations-- Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Pride and Prejudice (2003) and Bride and Prejudice (2004)--will also be discussed and analyzed. The six adaptations that will be discussed show us the various ways in which a text can be re-read by a different audience and enhance the “original” text by giving it new life.en_US
dc.subjectLiterature-film adaptationsen_US
dc.subjectNovels-film adaptationsen_US
dc.subjectJane Austen-novels-film adaptationsen_US
dc.subjectEnglish fiction-film adaptationsen_US
dc.subjectFilm adaptations-history and criticismen_US
dc.subject.lcshAusten, Jane, 1775-1817--Film adaptations.en_US
dc.subject.lcshAusten, Jane, 1775-1817. Pride and prejudice--Adaptations.en_US
dc.titleRe-creating the text: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and its film adaptationsen_US
dc.rights.licenseAll rights reserveden_US
dc.rights.holder(c) 2009 Sharon Méndez Rodríguezen_US
dc.contributor.committeeIrizarry, José
dc.contributor.committeeHaydock, Nickolas
dc.contributor.committeeMorales, Betsy
dc.contributor.representativeMorales, Alfredo Educationen_US
dc.contributor.collegeCollege of Arts and Sciences - Artsen_US
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Englishen_US

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