Feb. 3rd, 2017

marycatelli: (Roman Campagna)
Retelling King Arthur -- or Robin Hood -- hits a major problem:  the characters are given.  And the tension between the readers' thinking "No, you've got that wrong," and the readers' thinking, "Same old, same old," is even tighter than in most works of fiction, because readers will allow more leeway in what dragons can do than in what, say, Lancelot's character is like.

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