Podcast: Episode 5 - Retellings, Fan Fiction + Inspirations, Oh My!

Podcast: Episode 5 - Retellings, Fan Fiction + Inspirations, Oh My!

Laura and I have been talking a lot about retellings lately (like, in person, since we live near each other) and trying to figure the nuance in the spectrum of retellings, iconic/foundational texts, where fan fiction fits into all this and even the notion of character homages we see a lot in fiction, particularly YA. We have yet to come up with any answers, but we sure have a lot of questions. 

In this edition of the Clear Eyes, Full Shelves Podcast, we layout some of these big questions, and what we really hope will come of the episode is further discussion of the complexities of the notion of originality and works inspired by other works. We'd love to hear from you!

You can listen by streaming the audio in this post, by control- or right-clicking the "download" link or subscribing in iTunes. (If you're an iTuner, we very much appreciate your rating the podcast--it helps us show up in searches.)

Thanks for listening!

Books Mentioned in this Episode

Jane
By April Lindner
When You Were Mine
By Rebecca Serle
Tiger Lily
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
For Darkness Shows the Stars
By Diana Peterfreund
Strands of Bronze and Gold
By Jane Nickerson
Juliet Immortal
By Stacey Jay
Ten
By Gretchen McNeil
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau, Pete Postlethwaite
Rebecca
By Daphne Du Maurier
Beautiful Bastard
By Christina Lauren
Prom and Prejudice
By Elizabeth Eulberg
A Wounded Name
By Dot Hutchison
In Honor
By Jessi Kirby

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