ViW55 When Books Become Movies: From East of Eden to Mordor

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ViW55 When Books Become Movies: From East of Eden to Mordor

From Virtue in the Wasteland Podcast

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Length: 86 mins

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We discuss the promises and perils of making books into movies.  We focus on Steinbeck's East of Eden and Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, but we also mention and/or discuss the following: Ian Flemming's James Bond stories, Michael Crighton and Jurassic Park, Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, the Cohen Brothers and Huckleberry Finn, musicals, The Last Temptation of Christ, Jungian archetypes, the value of mythology, and the importance of fairy tales.
 
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