Nathan

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Week 2 Questions (WotW)

How do adapters choose which bits to use directly and which to change to update the work for their current audience? Or, more directly, what makes the introduction of the original novel so powerful and eloquent that Spielberg's only value-add is Morgan Freeman while Orson Welles also chooses (or perhaps was limited to) adding voice? [...]

By |2018-10-17T11:54:24-05:00October 17th, 2018|F18, Nathan|0 Comments

Slicing the Ephemeral Pie: Genre, Semantics, Just Desserts

  “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” -Arthur C. Clarke.   Attempting to define any genre within firm, elegant parameters is a notoriously difficult task because the concept of ‘genre’ is an artificial construct better designed to serve consumers than accurately describe the work of creators; Nowhere is that more clear than in [...]

By |2018-10-17T11:38:24-05:00September 12th, 2018|F18, Nathan, What is SF|0 Comments
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