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The Hunger Games

A great example of mythic cinema: a story which echoes, bounces round, firing grappling hooks to draw things together. The Imperial world is that of the Sun King, of Rome, of Brazil; the game arena is the world of Truman, … Continue reading

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Fictional characters’ worlds

Sherlock Holmes lives in a London identical to the one in which Conan Doyle’s books about him were published, except that it contained no books about him by Conan Doyle. Doctor Who couldn’t watch Doctor Who. Novels, in the very … Continue reading

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