Definition of retelling
: a new version of a story a retelling of a Greek legend
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What follows is Jimmy's retelling of his grandmother's hair-raising ordeal on Skilak Lake.
By Bill Dow March 23, 2017 A retelling of the famous March 1997 brawl between the Detroit Red Wings and hated rival Colorado Avalanche at Joe Louis Arena.
Perhaps Wilson was actually the son of William and Samuel’s father, and the story shifted in its retelling over time.
By James Mahaffey Characters major and minor in the story of nuclear science come alive in Mahaffey’s lively, accessible retelling of some of the field’s more obscure (and sometimes ignominious) moments.
Leading the new musical field with 12 nominations is Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, an electro-poperatic retelling of a chapter of War and Peace starring nominees Josh Groban, Denee Benton and Lucas Steele.
John Wells, who has criticized New Orleans' decision to take down Confederate monuments with an implausible retelling of history.
Chloe Moretz is the latest celeb to star in a reimagining of Snow White and her upcoming animated retelling of the classic, called Red Shoes and the 7 Dwarfs, is catching some flack from critics who say its marketing campaign is body-shaming.
The earliest apparent twist in this retelling is one of authorship.
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