Dr Simone Murray is an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of English, Media Studies and Art History at the University of Queensland. She researches and publishes in the areas of digital media content, public-service media, gender in contemporary book publishing, and publishing history. Simone is currently in the second year of a federal government-funded research project analysing the multiformatting of content in the digital media environment, especially as this relates to book publishing.

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Publications:
A Book that Will be Read as Long as Films are Seen: Book-to-Screen Literary Adaptations and the Content Economy

An analysis of the paradox whereby mainstream film evinces an increasing fascination for the format of the book, just as book publishing becomes evermore subsumed within media conglomerates

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Books as Media: The Adaptation Industry

This paper proposes reconfiguring adaptation studies by conceptualising adaptation as an industry - a complex network of authors, literary agents, editors, publishers, literary prize committees, film/TV producers and screenwriters.

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