Review of The Drift: Affect, Adaptation and New Perspectives on Fidelity

Rachel Barraclough


John Hodgkins’ book revitalises the field of cinematic adaptation studies by drawing upon and developing concepts of affect, most notably theorised by scholars such as Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, contributing to a growing trend in wider areas of film scholarship where these concepts have been used to challenge normative ideas and methodologies.


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John Hodgkins, The Drift: Affect, Adaptation and New Perspectives on Fidelity. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.



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