Transforming justice? Murder on the Orient Express 1934-2010

Makinen, Merja and Phillips, Patrick (2016) Transforming justice? Murder on the Orient Express 1934-2010. Clues: A Journal of Detection, 34 (1). pp. 41-54. ISSN 0742-4248

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Abstract

This essay compares the Agatha Christie novel Murder on the Orient Express (1934) and the Phillip Martin 2009 adaptation. Viewing adaptations as transformations, the essay analyses four differences; genre production, violence, justice and Poirot, to argue for two differently rich texts sharing the same plot and characters across different media.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Media
Item ID: 19776
Notes on copyright: No obvious policy on self-archiving. Have contacted the journal to ask (JE, 10 May 2016).
Depositing User: Merja Makinen
Date Deposited: 05 May 2016 11:11
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 06:20
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/19776

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