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Introduction: Pulping Fictions: Consuming Culture Across the English/Media Divide by Imelda Whelehan and Deborah Cartmell (de Montfort University, Leicester)
1. 'Vanishing' Worlds: Film Adaptation and the Mystery of the Original by John O. Thompson (University of Wales, Cardiff)
2. The Vampire Writes Back: Anne Rice and the (Re)Turn of the Author in the Field of Cultural Production by Ken Gelder (de Montfort University, Leicester)
3. Is s/he or isn't s/he?: Screening Orlando by Nicola Shaughnessy (Worcester College of Higher Education)
4. Feminist Sympathies Versus Masculine Backlash: Kenneth Branagh's Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Heidi Kaye (de Montfort University)
5. The Henry V Flashback: Kenneth Branagh's Shakespeare by Deborah Cartmell (de Montfort University, Leicester)
6. Consuming Middlemarch: the construction and consumption of nostalgia in Stamford by Jenny Rice and Carol Saunders (de Montfort University, Leicester)
7. Pleasure and Interpretation: Film Adaptations of Angela Carter's Fiction by Catherine Neale (Worcester College of Higher Education)
8. Capitalism Most Triumphant: Bill & Ted's Excellent History Lesson by I.Q. Hunter (de Montfort University)
9. Robin Hood: Men in Tights: fitting the Tradition Smugly by Stephen Knight (University of Cardiff
10. Pulpmodernism: Tarantino's Affirmative Action by
Peter Brooker (Nene College) and Will Brooker (West Kent College, Tonbridge)

About the Author

Deborah Cartmell is a Professor in English Literature at De Montfort University. I.Q. Hunter is the Professor of Film Studies at De Montfort University. His books include, The Routledge Companion to British Cinema History (Routledge, 2017) and Alien Identities (Pluto Press, 1999). Heidi Kaye is the former Senior Lecturer in English and Women's Studies at De Montfort University. She is the author of many feminist studies. Her books include, Classics in Film and Fiction (Pluto Press, 2000) and Alien Identities (Pluto Press, 1999). Imelda Whelehan is a Research Professor in English and Gender Studies. Her books include, Classics in Film and Fiction (Pluto Press, 2000), The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen (CUP, 2007) and Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminism (Palgrave, 2014).


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