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Freedom and Fate in Game of Thrones, “The Door”

For Game of Thrones fans, please don’t read this until you’ve seen Season 6, Episode 5 (“The Door”). Normally stories about time travel dramatize the power of human agency, our potential ability to know and intervene in past events and … Continue reading

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On the Game of Thrones title sequence

a map that renders time as well as space! maps and their dangerous illusions tricky shadows: questions of power in Thrones the Song/Thrones/HBO/fandom complex fire-forged swords: GRRM and JRRT maps and literature A colleague of mine at Swarthmore, Bob Rehak, … Continue reading

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