The latest issue of Adaptation

Special Issue entitled ‘Adaptation, Transmedia Storytelling and Participatory Culture’ has just published online.

Introduction: Adaptation, Transmedia Storytelling and Participatory Culture
Eckart Voigts and Pascal Nicklas

Articles in this issue include:

Para-adaptation: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Convergence Culture
Costas Constandinides

Sherlock Holmes and the Leap of Faith: The Forces of Fandom and Convergence in Adaptations of the Holmes and Watson Stories
Benjamin Poore

Remixing Period Drama: The Fan Video and the Classic Novel Adaptation
Chris Louttit

Adaptation as an Open Process: Dahua Fandom and the Reception of A Chinese Odyssey
Li Zeng

‘Following the Pattern’: The Creation of an Encyclopaedic Universe with Transmedia Storytelling
Mélanie Bourdaa

Transmedia Beckett: Come and Go and the Social Media Archive
Mike Frangos

Adapting Superhero Comics for the Big Screen: Subculture for the Masses
Elisavet Ioannidou


The Fidelity Game: Who Gets to Play?
James Collins

About the journal

Adaptation is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, film and book reviews, including both book to screen adaptation, screen to book adaptation, popular and ‘classic’ adaptations, theatre and novel screen adaptations, television, animation, soundtracks, production issues and genres in literature on screen. Adaptation provides an international forum to theorise and interrogate the phenomenon of literature on screen from both a literary and film studies perspective.

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