Tag: Where the Wild Things Are

R.I.P. Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak, Author and Spike Jonze Muse, Dead at 83. I grew up with Where the Wild Things Are and it haunted me to my core. Then, a few years ago Spike Jonze brought it all back with his fantastic film adaptation. For me Maurice was a legend.

Indiewire has a bit more on him here.

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Fantasy as a literary genre

Just posted an abstract to last years essay on “fantasy as a literary genre” in the academic section.  You can view it here.  This essay covers Pan’s Labyrinth and Where the Wild Things Are (both fantastic films) and how they fit into the various models of fantastic fiction.