Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

[Re]Visiting the Rime: A Case Study of Adaptation as Process and Product with The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
by Ferguson, Sally, M.A., University of Arkansas, 2016, 97; 10110961
Abstract (Summary)

This thesis combines adaptation theory with ecology to examine Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798) and its adaptations; it argues further combinations of adaptation with evolutionary theory and ecological ideas could allow for a better interpretation of many texts. The adaptation Rime of the Modern Mariner (2011) by Nick Hayes and the appropriation Perelandra (1943) by C.S. Lewis will also be present in individual chapters to examine the texts' interactions with each other as they evolve and how each work represents the combined theory.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Szwydky, Lissette
Commitee: Dempsey, Sean, Quinn, William
School: University of Arkansas
Department: English
School Location: United States -- Arkansas
Source: MAI 55/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: British and Irish literature
Keywords: Adaptation, Adaptation theory, Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, Ecocriticism
Publication Number: 10110961
ISBN: 9781339741925
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