- Edward Stirling (1809-94): Dramatist, Adapter, Actor, and Stage Manager
- The most haunting characters in adaptations of Victorian Fiction in Drama, Cinema, and Television
Dramatic adaptations of works by Dickens
- Dramatic Adaptations of Dickens's Novels (1836-1870)
- Contemporary illustrations and titlepages of Theatrical Adaptations of Dickens
- Edward Stirling's A Christmas Carol; or, Past, Present, and Future, A Burletta in Three Staves (1844, in collaboration with Charles Dickens) -- text
- Poster, Edward Stirling's adaptation of Dickens's A Christmas Carol, Theatre Royal New Adelphi 1860.
- Prologue to Mark Lemon and G. A. A'Beckett's Adaptation of "The Chimes"
- Fox Cooper's July 1860 Adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities (text -- discussion)
- The Ending of the 1861 adaptation of Great Expectations
- The Ending of the 1872 adaptation of Great Expectations
- A Bibliography of Dramatic Adaptations of Dickens' Great Expectations
- A Comparison of Albert Smith's and Dion Boucicault's Adaptations of The Cricket on the Hearth
- Dion Boucicault's Adaptation of The Cricket on the Hearth (Dot)
- Early Dramas from Oliver Twist (1838-1842)
- Charles Dickens (21 illustrated title pages and dramatic personae)
Dramatic adaptations of works by other authors
- Charlotte Brontë (illustrated title pages and dramatic personae)
- Wilkie Collins (illustrated title pages and dramatic personae)
- Sir Walter Scott (illustrated title pages and dramatic personae)
- Great Expectations in Film and Television, 1917 to 1998 (includes bibliography and filmography)
- Dennis Potter's 1978 Television Adaptation of Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge
- The Claim (2000) -- an adaptation of The Mayor of Casterbridge
- Pip, child and adult in the 2014 Drama Channel's Great Expectation
- Estella, child and adult in the 2014 Drama Channel's Great Expectation
Recent publications of interest
- Murray, Simone. The Adaptation Industry: The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation. London: Routledge, 2011.
According to David Finkelstein, who reviewed Murray's book in the January 2012 Times Literary Supplement, “This timely work details how books and fiction writing are enmeshed within a complex business network that links texts to other media sources. Literary fiction in particular is a fruitful hunting ground for film and screen adaptation” (27). The more things change, the more they remain the same.
Last modified 19 August 2015