Introduction Chapter 1. Modernism/Postmodernism and Origin/Intertextual Play in Adaptation Theory Chapter 2. Adaptation, Surplus Value, and Supplementation in Six Degrees of Separation and Short Cuts 2.1 Surplus, Supplementation, and Transformation in John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation 2.2 E Pluribus Unum: Raymond Carver's Fiction and Robert Altman's Short Cuts Chapter 3. Intertextual Doubling in The Age of Innocence, Gangs of New York, and The Great Gatsby 3.1 Tribalization as Intertextual Symptom: Scorsese's The Age of Innocence and Gangs of New York 3.2 Ironized Intertextuality: The Age of Innocence and The Great Gatsby Chapter 4. Freeplay, Citation, and Ethnocriticism: Single and Multiple Sources in Smoke Signals, Smoke, and Do the Right Thing 4.1 Ethnocriticism and Adaptation: Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Chris Eyre's Smoke Signals 4.2 From Lee to Auster and Wang: Postmodern Indeterminacy and Racial Relations in Do the Right Thing and SMOKE Chapter 5. Palimpsests and Bricolage: Playful and Serious Citation in Broken Flowers and Snow White's Offspring 5.1 Palimpsest, Play, and the Myth of Filiation in Broken Flowers: Clues, Signs, and Referential Mania 5.2 Snow White's Offspring: The Hyper-Palimpsest Conclusion Works Cited Index
Gordon E. Slethaug is a professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada, where he teaches English Language and Literature and researches contemporary American literature and film, globalization and communications, and international education. He is also honorary professor in Arts at the University of Hong Kong, China, and has recently been visiting professor of English Studies at the University of Southern Denmark.