Mining the Box: Adaptation, Nostalgia and Generation X

@inproceedings{Hill2018MiningTB,
  title={Mining the Box: Adaptation, Nostalgia and Generation X},
  author={Lisa Hill},
  year={2018}
}
This article identifies the television to film phenomenon by cataloguing contemporary films adapted from popular television shows of the 1960s and 1970s. This trend is located within the context of Generation X and considered within the framework of nostalgia and Linda Hutcheon’s (2006) conception of adaptation. The history of re-visiting existing texts in screen culture is explored, and the distinction between remakes and adaptation is determined. The specificity of the television format is… Expand
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