Monthly Archives: November 2016

Remediating a Sci-fi Canon: Herbert’s Dune, Lynch’s Failure, and the Full Cast Audiobook

Patrick Brannen Frank Herbert’s Dune is an early pinnacle in the genre of science fiction. It is a work as involved and layered as The Lord of the Rings in its depth of supporting information ­– it has several appendices, … Continue reading

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Cultural Honesty and the Fan Translation

Jenna Crawford One of the most ignored forms of translation – but one of the most interesting – is the translation of Japanese comics. This is a process that I am relatively new to; as complicated as a fan translation … Continue reading

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Print vs. Film: Remediating a text

Alyssa Curry “George, how long’s it gonna be till we get that little place an’ live on the fatta the lan’ – an’ rabbits?” (Steinbeck 62). If you are currently reading this blog post and you recognize the source of … Continue reading

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The Design of Thunder Road

Marla Thompson Thunder Road, written by Chadwick Ginther, is book one of a trilogy. It is enriched with Nordic folklore that educates the reader and also grasps their attention. The book would be categorized under the genre fantasy fiction.  Its … Continue reading

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House of Leaves

Samra Sheikh In 2000, Mark Z. Danielewski released a curious tome of a novel, House of Leaves. The novel developed an intense fan following. Over a decade later, House of Leaves is still regarded as an example of one of … Continue reading

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