Adaptation, 'Adaptation', and Adaptation: Zizek and the Commonplace

Natalia Skradol

Abstract


_Adaptation_ is the film this article is about. The rules of electronic articles require that it be quoted with underscores. \'Adaptation\' is the subject and title of this articleand so should be indicated with inverted commas. Adaptation, without underlining and without quotation marks, is just adaptation, the thing itself. And here comes the question: what is Real Thing Itself? _Adaptation_ addresses the question of what the real, the primary, is, and its relation with that which is secondary -- with the many interpretations, versions, understandings, adaptations

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