List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction: Adaptation as Reception: How Film Historians Can Contribute to the 'Literature to Film' Debates Part I: Post Cold War Readings of the Receptions of Anglo-American Hollywood Adaptations in Cold War West Germany: 1950-1963 Chapter 1. Eine Revolution des Films : The Third Man (1949), The Cold War, and Alternatives to Nationalism and 'Coca-colonization' in Europe Chapter 2. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Revisited: Combat Cinema, American Culture and the German Past Chapter 3. Josef K von 1963 : Orson Welles' 'Americanized' Version of the The Trial and the Changing Functions of the 'Kafkaesque' in Cold War West Germany Part II: Postfeminist Relations between 'Classic' Texts and Hollywood Film Adaptations in the United States in the 1990s: Introduction Chapter 4. Jane-Mania : The Jane Austen Film Boom in the 1990s Chapter 5. Thelma and Sense and Louise and Sensibility: Challenging Dichotomies in Women's History Through Film and Literature Chapter 6. Jamesian Proportions : The Henry James Film Boom in the 1990s Conclusion: A Case for the 'Case Study': The Future of Adaptation Studies as a Branch of Transnational Film History Appendix I: Mediating Apparent and Latent Content (Tables 1 & 2) Appendix II: Model of Adaptation as a Process of Reception Archival Collections Consulted Filmography Primary Literary Works Selected Bibliography Index
Anne-Marie Scholz currently teaches American Studies at the University of Bremen and is a freelance language teacher and translator. She has also taught in the North American Studies Program at the University of Bonn. She has published articles in The European Journal of American Studies, Film and History, Amerikastudien/American Studies, and German History. She has taught at the Universities of Hamburg, Tubingen, Bremen, and the University of California, Irvine.