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Adaptation and Montage

Neale, Derek (2011). Adaptation and Montage. Writing in Education(53) pp. 33–37.

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A survey of the modes and benefits of approaches to writing adaptations, using filmic techniques such as montage. The article considers Eisenstein's theories of montage, the method's links to fine art, and how it is manifest in various film adaptations, including 'An Angel at My Table' and 'The Hours'.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 Derek Neale
ISSN: 1361-8539
Extra Information: Copyright remains with individual contributing authors (with NAWE reserving the right to reproduce materials in other NAWE publications and in the members-only area of We request that any other use of the materials by the authors should make reference to the original publication in Writing in Education.
Keywords: Creative writing, film, fiction, life writing, adaptation, montage, Eisenstein, screen, screenplay, montage sequence
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Contemporary Cultures of Writing
Item ID: 30855
Depositing User: Derek Neale
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2012 10:37
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2019 05:29
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