[Milton-L] Milton movies

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Thu Nov 29 21:12:31 EST 2007


>I should think a movie producer has as much right to screw up Beowulf or
>PL as Milton had to screw up Genesis or Shakespeare had to screw up
>Holinshed. Screwing up one's sources is a really old and quite honorable
>tradition.

Yup.

Th fancy word is metatext, I think. Abd dine well - it's fun. Think of Crichton's "Eaters of the Dead" and gerdener's "Grendel."
C
Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston


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