Before There Were Mashups, There Were Science Fictional Retellings

Over at the Kirkus Reviews blog, I talk about Science Fictional Retellings.

To my mind these are a different thing than mashups. Head on over to she why.


2 thoughts on “Before There Were Mashups, There Were Science Fictional Retellings”

  1. What about Robert Silverberg’s Downward to the Earth? A retelling of Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. Comes with a short story called “The Secret Sharer” which closely recasts Conrad’s story of the same name. Ray Bradbury wrote “Leviathan 99″ as an homage to Melville’s Moby Dick.

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