Re: Re: Rewriting Old Stories. What do you call it?

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Ann Emmert Abbott
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If someone even notices, they’ll probably call it “a contemporary version of …”. No formal name exists as far as I know. This happens all the time — how many stories are basically Romeo & Juliet? One version is “West Side Story”. So, you call it by its title.