Archive for: Alan Choate

A Response to Alan Choate’s Defense of R. Crumb’s Genesis

Once again, Alan, thanks for taking the time to write your essay and fully articulate the pleasures of Crumb’s adaptation.I have a number of minor disagreements about which I won’t go into much detail since it would merely be a reiteration of my previous discussions with Ken and yourself. In this particular response, my disagreements […]

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In Defense of Crumb’s Genesis

It is rare to see an adaptation come under attack from followers of the original for being too faithful. Dramatizers regularly compress and invent for what they hope will be the strongest statement in another medium, then defend their interpretation as being in the spirit, if not the letter, of the source. The devotees’ essential […]

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Alan Choate on R. Crumb’s Genesis, Part 1

Alan Choate left a long series of comments on Suat’s discussion of R. Crumb’s Genesis. Alan is actually going to post some additional thoughts on the blog here next week, so in preparation for that I thought I’d move his initial discussion into a post where it would be more easy to access. The discussion […]

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Robert Crumb’s The Book of Genesis: A Reply to Alan Choate

This is a reply to some of Alan Choate’s comments on my original article on The Book of Genesis (see comments 52 to 58). Rest assured, this won’t disrupt the regular programming on HU. Firstly, Alan, thanks for putting all these thoughts down. Given their length, you might have been better served by a proper […]

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