Category Archives: Remediation

Reading Between the Lines: How Texts Survive the Ages

Myna Aynslee How often does a reader pause to contemplate their chosen reading interface? How often does the writer lift their pen or let their hands linger just above the keyboard to consider their writing substrate? In failing to consider … Continue reading

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From Classic to Graphic: Making Literature More Accessible for Younger Audiences

Chelsea Hill As an avid reader, I have always had a peripheral interest in reading Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl. I’m not sure if this is because of the cultural and literary significance of Anne’s writing, my … Continue reading

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The King of Horror Knows Our Biggest Fears

Katherine Peterson “BOO!”—Well, I bet that scared you. This bland word is wrongfully believed to correlate to our human ability to strike fear into those around us. When shopping for Halloween decorations, your eyes read and reread this word until … Continue reading

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Remediating Stephen King: The “Train-sition” from The Body to Stand by Me

Averi Markus So, you went to the movie theatre with your friends (remember when we could do that?) to check out a new movie: it was an adaptation of a book you like. Was the movie accurate?  Maybe that one … Continue reading

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In with the Old, Out with the New … Wait, What?!

Jamen Willis Whether you’ve read one of the books or not, chances are you’ve at least heard of the ultra-popular series from the late 80s called The Baby-Sitters Club. It revolves around a group of girls who, as different as … Continue reading

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Milkshakes and Misogyny: The Male Gaze in the Archie Comics and Riverdale

Nakita Funk The Archie Comics have enjoyed an understated but pervasive popularity for many decades now. At the library where I work, there are always Archie comics needing to be shelved. I remember purchasing the comic in my early teens … Continue reading

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