Victorian Persistence Seminar, session 4: “The Didactics of Visual Narrative in Adapting for the Small Screen”

Florence Bigo (Université Paris Diderot), with Ariane Hudelet (Maître de conférence, Université Paris Diderot) and Jeremy Tambling (Professor of Literature, University of Manchester) responding to Florence’s paper entitled ‘The Didactics of Visual Narrative in Adapting for the Small Screen’

Session 4 of our seminar took place on Friday 16th of March at the UFR d’Etudes Anglophones Charles V (salle A50, 17h30-19h30).

‘The Didactics of Visual Narrative in Adapting for the Small Screen’

Florence Bigo (Université Paris Diderot) hosted the session and introduced the texts.

Two respondents were present:

– Ariane Hudelet (Maître de conférence, Université Paris Diderot): “Film adaptation —  aesthetic and moral issues”

– Jeremy Tambling (Professor of Literature, University of Manchester)

We worked with the following texts, which are avaialable here: victorian persistence Florence Bigo

–         Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit (1855-57), Chapter 10.

–         H.R. Jauss, Pour une Esthétique de la réception. De l’Iphigénie de Racine à celle de Goethe (Paris: Gallimard, 1978), postface, 243-263.

–         Jeremy Tambling, ‘A Paralysed Dumb Witness’: Allegory in Bleak House’, Dickens, Violence and the Modern State, dreams of the Scaffold (London: Macmillan, 1995), chapter 3, 71-97.

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