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Episode 26, Season 2<br> Why We Keep Retelling the Classics

Season 2 Episode 26

About the Episode

From James Joyce’s Ulysses to Bridget Jones’s Diary, you’ve probably read a book that was just a modern retelling of a well-established story. Which is to say nothing of other forms of media and their own obsessions with retellings. Sometimes a story is just so dang good, it bears repeating. Sometimes more than once. Sometimes multiple times. I’m looking at you, Jane Austen.

Aired: 11/16/21 | Expires: | Runtime: 12m 30s