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The Prose Fiction Stage Adaptation as Social Allegory in Contemporary British Drama: Staging Fictions

Ingham, Michael Anthony

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ISBN 10: 0773463569 / ISBN 13: 9780773463561
Published by Edwin Mellen Pr, 2004
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Title: The Prose Fiction Stage Adaptation as Social...

Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Ingham (English, Lingham U.) refines his primary subject, the adaptation of the novel for the stage, by focusing on adaptations as allegories for the socio-political environment of their production. He finds the origins of contemporary adaptation in naturalist and epic theatrical traditions and analyzes their evolution in productions such as Nicholas Nickleby, The Wandering Jew, Les Liaisons Dangereueses, and the musicals of Andrew Lloyd Weber. Ingham uses his examples to explain the increased popularity of stage adaptations in the 1980s and '90s, to assess the value of such work, and to examine the relationship between sources and adaptations. Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Mike Ingham has B.A and Masters degrees in European Literature and Linguistics from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. in English Drama and Literature from the University of Hong Kong. He has been teaching English Studies as a member of the English Department at Lingnan University since 1999. Mike is a founder member of Theatre Action, a Hong Kong based drama group that specializes in action research on more literary drama texts. He is also a founding member of Queens' Cafe Company and acted in several productions at the Hong Kong Fringe Club, and also participated in a number of Hong Kong Players productions.

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