Friday, 21 November 2014

Classical retellings

Here are some great examples of where digital storytelling can allow literature to be updated, recontexualised and adapted to modern times and short attention spans.  Most of these formats are also easily adopted by students to create their own versions of the classics.


Green Gables Fables (Anne of Green Gables)


https://www.youtube.com/user/greengablesfables


Lizzie Bennet Diaries (Pride and Prejudice)

 

http://www.pemberleydigital.com/the-lizzie-bennet-diaries/


Frankenstein - Inkle Studios

http://www.inklestudios.com/frankenstein/


Frankenstein MD - Vlog

http://www.pemberleydigital.com/frankenstein-md/


Greek Myths - Twitterature 

https://storify.com/CrownPublishing/100-greek-myths-retold-in-100-tweets


Greek Myths - retold by vegetables


http://www.openculture.com/2014/08/the-story-of-oedipus-retold-with-vegetables-in-starring-roles.html