Atonement and Adaptation (on Ian McEwan's Novel and Joe Wright's Film)

15 Pages Posted: 12 Feb 2008

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

This is a review of Ian McEwan's novel Atonement (2001), with special attention to its narrative structure, and of the 2007 film Atonement directed by Joe Wright, discussing some issues specific to the filmic adaptation of this novel's metafictional structure.

Keywords: Literature, English novel, McEwan, Atonement, Adaptation, Reflexivity, Metafiction,

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, Atonement and Adaptation (on Ian McEwan's Novel and Joe Wright's Film) (2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1091883 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1091883

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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