« 2017. #2 (134)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 2 (134), 472—480

UDK 82­312.9


Kolodko Arsen, postgraduate student,
of the Lviv National Academy of Arts,
Kubiiovycha Street 38, 79011, Lviv, Ukraine.
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Abstract. Works of an American fiction writer Frank Herbert and his science fiction novels under the title «The Dune» are characterized. Scientific and philosophical components of his novels compared with the works of other writers and scholars are highlighted. The impact of «The Dune» novels cycle on the works of famous film directors and screenwriters are traced. The most famous film adaptations of the novel by F. Herbert, shot from 1984 to 2003 year, are investigated.

Keywords: writer, director, actor, fiction, futurology, novel, screenplay.

Received 29.03.2017


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