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literary adaptation

September 18 , 2009 Washington, DC "Hollywood" by Cornballer from Flickr There's no telling if we'll be disappointed or pleasantly surprised when our favorite books are made into films. It's hard to judge if the success of a literary adaptation depends more on the skill of the original writer or...
August 28 , 2009 Washington, DC "A place for soulful conversation" by ktylerconk from Flickr Playwright Edward Albee met Carson McCullers in the early 1960s. They became life-long friends, and Albee adapted McCullers's The Ballad of the Sad Cafe for the stage. From an interview with the NEA, Albee...