Monday, January 28, 2013

Seth Abramson Reviews Hobbit Reviewers

Earlier this month, in the Huff Post Books section, there was a very good point made by poet Seth Abramson regarding the various reviews circulating about Peter Jackson's treatment of The Hobbit.  In it, he says,
All of this may seem like hapless nerd-kvetching, but consider: Would a film critic reviewing a Jane Austen adaptation be forgiven for exhibiting little knowledge of (and little willingness to embrace) the film's source material? How about Tolstoy? The reviews of The Hobbit don't just indulge, they indeed rely upon both the critics' and readers' ignorance of Tolkien's tale
Read the whole article here!

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