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Volume 13, Issue 2-3
  • ISSN: 1754-9221
  • E-ISSN: 1754-923X

Abstract

This article argues that Rider Haggard’s 1885 novel and filmed versions of it were a major influence on Ryan Coogler’s 2018 hit film It examines ways in which the modern film in reversing some of the plot and colonial tropes of the original nonetheless remains indebted to it and that this source helps explain some of the weaknesses and inconsistencies of the plot of

Funding
This study was supported by the:
  • National Research Foundation of South Africa (Award 108838)
  • University of the Free State
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