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The following texts and adaptations are organized by the year in which the original text was published or the play was staged. Texts are on the left and their corresponding screen adaptations are to their right.
If there are multiple copies or editions of a work in the ARC Library, the listing will link to a search in the Library catalog. From there, you can filter by American River College to see items at the ARC Library or by "Available Online" to see eBooks and videos that you can access using your Los Rios login (w# + password). Most books are on the second or third floor of the library (see exact location on listing page). All videos are on the first floor of the library on the low shelves behind the computer lab (when entering the library, go straight and then right).
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Based on William Shakespeare's play of the same title.
Multiple versions: 1999 (directed by Michael Hoffman); 2005 (directed by Ed Fraiman); 2015 (directed by Julie Taymor); 2016 (miniseries directed by David Kerr).
The Lord of the Rings by
Call Number: PR6039.O32 L633 2004
Publication Date: 2001-12-10
In three parts: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King based on J.R.R Tolkien's novel of the same title.
Academy Award nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
Naked Lunch by
Call Number: PS3552.U75 N32 2003
Publication Date: 1991
Based on William S. Burroughs' novel of the same title.
A Clockwork Orange by
Call Number: PR6052.U638 C55 2001
Publication Date: 1971
Based on Anthony Burgess's novel of the same title.
Academy Award nominee in 4 categories, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Blade Runner by
Call Number: PS3554.I3 B54 2007
Publication Date: 1982
Based on Philip K. Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Cloud Atlas by
Call Number: PR6063.I785 C58 2013
Publication Date: 2012
Based on David Mitchell's novel of the same name.