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The Hollywood Remake Massacre: Adaptation, Reception and Value

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The Hollywood Remake Massacre: Adaptation, Reception and Value. / Mee, Laura.

Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige. ed. / Colleen Kennedy-Karpat; Eric Sandberg. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. p. 193-209 (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture).

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Harvard

Mee, L 2017, The Hollywood Remake Massacre: Adaptation, Reception and Value. in C Kennedy-Karpat & E Sandberg (eds), Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige. Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 193-209. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52854-0

APA

Mee, L. (2017). The Hollywood Remake Massacre: Adaptation, Reception and Value. In C. Kennedy-Karpat, & E. Sandberg (Eds.), Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige (pp. 193-209). (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52854-0

Vancouver

Mee L. The Hollywood Remake Massacre: Adaptation, Reception and Value. In Kennedy-Karpat C, Sandberg E, editors, Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2017. p. 193-209. (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52854-0

Author

Mee, Laura. / The Hollywood Remake Massacre: Adaptation, Reception and Value. Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige. editor / Colleen Kennedy-Karpat ; Eric Sandberg. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. pp. 193-209 (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture).

Bibtex

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